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MGH Institute of Health Professions

36 1st Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

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Dyslexia, Literacy, & Vulnerable Student Populations: The science, policy, and culturally responsive practice

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This fall's conference will be held Virtually - Streaming live from the MGH Institute of Health Professionals.

An exciting event bringing together leading researchers and educators in the fields of Neurobiology and Dyslexia Education.

For more than 30 years, TDF has been bringing together leading scientists from important fields in dyslexia research, while working to create a bridge between research and practice.

OUR MISSION: To facilitate and disseminate scientific breakthroughs and advances in dyslexia through collaboration among neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, geneticists, and practitioners.

This fall's Dyslexia and Literacy Conference focusing on Dyslexia, Literacy, & Vulnerable Student Populations: The science, policy, and culturally responsive practice, is designed for teachers, practitioners, and parents to help them learn to identify, understand, and provide evidence-based instruction for students who have dyslexia.

If you are interested in learning more about conference sponsorship, please contact The Dyslexia Foundation.

8:30 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy

8:40 am - 9:20 am

"Poverty, the Brain, and Early Literacy Development"

Dr. Joanna Christodoulou

9:30 am - 10:10 am

"Who Are Vulnerable Students?"

Dr. Gwendolyn Cartledge

10:10 am - 10:35 am

Break

10:35 am - 11:20 am

"The Relationships between Language Development,

Early Literacy, and Socioeconomic Status (SES)"

Dr. Rachel Romeo

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

"Re-thinking Over and Underrepresentation of Black, Latinx

and American Indian Students in Special Education"

Dr. Paul Morgan

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

"Assessing Children who are Historically Underserved:

Understanding and Adjusting for Inherent Complexities"

Dr. Julie Washington

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

"Culturally Responsive Reading in the Classroom:

Teaching Beyond the Instruction"

Carla Stanford, M.Ed.

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

Concluding Remarks

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Organizer The Dyslexia Foundation

Organizer of Dyslexia, Literacy, & Vulnerable Student Populations

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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