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Dyslexia and Literacy: Understanding Spelling, Orthography, and Their Links to Reading

The Dyslexia Foundation

Friday, October 18, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Early Reservation   more info Jul 15, 2019 $175.00 $0.00
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This conference is designed for teachers, practitioners, and parents to help them learn to identify, understand, and provide evidence-based instruction for students who have dyslexia and dyscalculia. Participants will learn the latest genetics studies as a basis for understanding current practices for assessment and intervention. The focus of these discussions will be for school-age students. 

 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Registration

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM

Welcome by Tiffany Hogan, Ph.D. 

 

8:40 AM – 10:00 AM

“The Neuroscience of Orthographic Processions and Spelling”
Ken Pugh, Ph.D.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 11:40 AM

“New Frontier in Orthographic Processing and Spelling Theory”
Kate Nation, Ph.D.

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM

“Contributions of Morphological Awareness to Reading and Writing”
Kenn Apel, Ph.D.

12:40 PM – 1:40 PM

Lunch

1:40 PM – 3:00 PM

“How Spelling Support Reading Instruction”

Louisa Moats, Ph. D. 

Have questions about Dyslexia and Literacy: Understanding Spelling, Orthography, and Their Links to Reading? Contact The Dyslexia Foundation

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The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur`
Boston, MA 02115

Friday, October 18, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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The Dyslexia Foundation

Mission; To promote scientific breakthroughs in the early detection, prevention and remediation of dyslexia and related reading difficulties. To disseminate new findings and deploy new evidence based approaches. To prevent the suffering caused by reading failure and unlock the full potential of children and adults with dyslexia so that they may contribute to our society. prevention and remediation of dyslexia and related reading difficulties. To disseminate new findings and deploy new evidence based approaches. To prevent the suffering caused by reading failure and unlock the full potential of children and adults with dyslexia so that they may contribute to our society.
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