Spotlight on
Dyslexia

June 7 - June 8, 2023
Virtual Conference

Empowering educator expertise: Believe, Build & Bolster. When it comes to dyslexia, we have to believe in ourselves and our kids, build capacity, learning, support, and bolster and strengthen classroom practices.

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Keynote Speakers

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Stanislas Dehaene

Chair of Experimental Cognitive Psychology
Coll├ęge de France

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Emily Hanford

Senior Correspondent and Producer
American Public Media

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Conference Details:

This two-day event includes:

  • Keynote presentations that provide insights on the power of appropriate literacy instruction and how the brain learns to read.
  • An enlightening session where attendees will participate in a dyslexia simulation to help them understand the struggling reader experience.
  • Engaging presentations from experts who will build your knowledge around the science of reading and the dyslexic brain.
  • First-rate presentations from educators with strategies, accommodations, interventions, and the support you need to transform classroom practice.
  • Pre-recorded 20-minute EdTalk sessions available to you up to a full week before the live event.
  • Networking with fellow educators in an innovative virtual space.
  • Expo Hall and an event game with prizes.
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Expect to walk away with:

  • Tools, resources, and improved classroom practices you need to help all children learn to read.
  • Knowledge about what dyslexic students need to succeed in the classroom.
  • Belief in your ability to help struggling readers and belief that they can succeed.
  • A true community where you will connect, learn, and grow.
  • Up to 30 CE certificates.

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Featured Speakers

Asya Johnson

Asya Johnson

Master Principal
New York City Public Schools-Longwood Preparatory Academy

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Alicia Roberts Frank

Alicia Roberts Frank

Regional Administrator for Special Programs/Dyslexia Specialist/Equity Designer

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Featured EdTalk

Join us for engaging and informative sessions delivered by top education leaders. With EdTalks, you'll have access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise that can help you take your teaching and learning to the next level. Each session is a pre-recorded 20-minute talk that provides insights, ideas, and inspiration, which you will be able to access a week before the live conference.

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Exploring Sources of Dyslexia Mis/information

The session will provide an overview of preservice teacher’s knowledge of dyslexia including misconceptions about the disability. Our goal is to explore sources of mis/information and how these sources integrate into ideas about what dyslexia is and is not. Results and implications for public policy and dissemination via social media will be discussed.

Susan Chambre

Susan Chambre
Assistant Professor of Education,
Marist College

Professional Learning Benefits

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Spotlight on Dyslexia is approved by ALTA for up to 30 Continuing Education Certificates.

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Wilson Reading System® Certified Educators may use the certificate of attendance for this Spotlight on Dyslexia virtual conference toward the renewal of their Wilson® Dyslexia Practitioner (W.D.P.) and Wilson® Dyslexia Therapist (W.D.T.) credentials. For more information, please visit Wilson Professional Credentials.

Need assistance?

Contact us at 609-243-5855 to register multiple staff members, or with any questions at all.