December 1, 2022
This annual conference, to be held virtually, features various sessions in relation to dyslexia, including research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.
Recommended Audience: Administrators K-12, Dyslexia Specialists, Dyslexia Teachers, Evaluation Personnel
|Learn more about the conference directly from two organizers of the event! Mary Yarus and Danielle Solis, Education Specialists from Literacy & Language Solutions, sit down to discuss this year's annual Dyslexia Conference in a video interview—watch the video using the link on the left.|
OPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTER
Dr. Hugh Catts is Professor at the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. He is a past board member of the International Dyslexia Association and past board member and President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. He has received the Samuel T. Orton Award from the International Dyslexia Association and the Honors of the Association from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for his career contributions in each of these disciplines. His current research concerns the early identification and prevention of reading and language disabilities and the nature and assessment of reading comprehension problems.
Keynote Presentation Title: "Early Identification and Prevention of Dyslexia"
Breakout Session Title: "Reconceptualizing the Assessment and Intervention for Reading Comprehension"
CLOSING KEYNOTE PRESENTER
Cheryl Chase, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Independence, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She specializes in the diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment of various conditions impacting children, adolescents, and young adults including ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Learning Disorders, and emotional concerns. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Chase is also an accomplished international speaker, leading workshops on such timely topics as executive functioning, differentiated instruction, and creative ways to support those who struggle in school. Finally, Dr. Chase serves as an adjunct instructor at several colleges in the Cleveland area. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Learning Disabilities Association of America
Keynote Presentation Title: "Executive Functions: What are they, why are they important, and how can I help?"
21st Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Conference
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