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Laurie Cutting Ph.D. to Present at AIM Academy's Research to Practice Symposium

Categories: Activities, Education & Teaching, Learning Disabilities

Laurie Cutting Ph.D.Learning Ally has partnered with AIM Academy to present AIM’s acclaimed Research to Practice Symposium, featuring leading expert presenters in the fields of education, special education, literacy and brain function all in one historic interactive event, live from AIM's campus in Philadelphia and broadcast nationally online on March 16th. The Research to Practice Symposium will be available in its entirety for sixty days following the event, so attendees will be able to revisit any speaker, session or chat; as well as to take the research and content presented during the event back to their classroom, to advance student achievement. One of the featured speakers will be Laurie Cutting Ph.D., director of education and brain research lab at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Cutting will provide an overview of the neurobiological and behavioral correlates of the lower level (word recognition) and higher level (comprehension) aspects of reading, including the complex relationship between the two. Implications for practice will be reviewed. In addition to Dr. Cutting, participants will hear from and interact with the following renowned experts:
  • Brett Miller Ph.D., director of reading, writing and related learning disabilities program; National Institute for Child Health & Human Development
  • Ken Pugh Ph.D., director and president of research; senior scientist, Haskins Laboratory, Yale University.
  • Steve Graham Ed.D., Mary Emily Warner professor, Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
  • Nancy Hennessy M.Ed., Director of Academic & Professional Practices, AIM; Past President of International Dyslexia Association.
To register for the March 16 online Research to Practice Symposium and to see the full day's agenda, visit http://learningally.org/AIM4Literacy or contact us at aim4literacy@learningally.org, 609-243-7092.

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