Spotlight on Dyslexia
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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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Kristin Barbour

Kristin Barbour

Executive Director
National Institute for Learning Development (NILD)

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Carrie Thomas Beck

Carrie Thomas Beck

Director of Literacy
CORE Learning

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Jason Borges

Jason Borges

Executive Director
New York City Public Schools Literacy Collaborative

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Beth Dewhurst

Beth Dewhurst

Professor
Moreland University

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Rebecca Estock

Rebecca Estock

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Program Supervisor
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

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Antonio A. Fierro

Chief Academic Officer
Tools4Reading

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Alicia Roberts Frank

Alicia Roberts Frank

Regional Administrator for Special Programs/Dyslexia Specialist/Equity Designer

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Robert Frantum-Allen

Robert Frantum-Allen

Consultant
Special Education Leadership Solutions LLC

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Richard Gentry

Independent researcher, author, and educational consultant, and former university professor
J Richard Gentry, Inc

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Jennifer Hasser

Jennifer Hasser

Executive Director
Kendore Learning and Syllables Learning Center

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Elisha Kalvass

Elisha Kalvass

Teacher at The Briarwood School, Co-Founder Katy Literacy Coalition
Katy Literacy Coalition

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Laura McGowan

Laura McGowan

Learning Disability Teacher-Consultant
Freehold Township Schools and Princeton Center for Educational Assessment

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Terrie Noland

Terrie Noland

VP of Educator Initiatives
Learning Ally

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Allison Peck

Allison Peck

Chief Academic Officer
Neuhaus Education Center

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Sharon Plante

Sharon Plante

Chief Technology Integrator, Teacher Mentor
The Southport School

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Dee Rosenberg

Dee Rosenberg

Senior Director of Literacy Solutions and Educator Success
Wilson Language Training

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Shane Saeed

Shane Saeed

Learning Coach and Curriculum Specialist
St. Vrain Valley School District

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Nora Schlesinger

Nora Schlesinger

Director of Language and Literacy Education
Wilson Language Training

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Jenna Shumsky

Jenna Shumsky

Deputy Executive Director of Literacy
New York City’s Department of Education

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Barbara Steinberg

Barbara Steinberg

CEO
PDX Reading Specialist

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Laura Stewart

Laura Stewart

Chief Academic Officer
95 Percent Group

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Carolyn Storz

Carolyn Storz

Literacy Specialist
St. Vrain Valley School District

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Rebecca Tolson

Rebecca Tolson

VP of Literacy Initiatives
Neuhaus Education Center

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Amy Traynor

Amy Traynor

Literacy Advocate, Occupational Therapist, Assistive Technology Professional, Co-Founder Katy Literacy Coalition
Katy Literacy Coalition

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Suzann Vera

Suzann Vera

Dyslexia Coordinator
Austin ISD

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Dale Webster

Dale Webster

Vice President of Language and Literacy
CORE Learning

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Natalie Wexler

Natalie Wexler

Education writer and author

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Keegan Wilson

Keegan Wilson

Literacy Consultant & Educator
Hand2mind

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