From Failure to Academic Success: What You Do Not See
Dr. Shawn Anthony Robinson
Hear a firsthand account of what it is like to have a late dyslexia diagnosis and what it takes to overcome it from the author of the popular Dr. Dyslexia Dude book series. You'll also get specific recommendations so you can encourage your students' mindsets of perseverance, patience, and practice, just like Dr. Dyslexia Dude himself.
Winning Them Over: Practical Tips for Helping Students and Families Embrace Dyslexia and Adopt a Self Empowerment Mindset
Phonemic Awareness and Orthographic Mapping: What You Need to Know!
From Mandate to Mission: Becoming a Dyslexia-Friendly District
Dr. Jodi Mahoney
Strategies for Success: How to Study for a Test
Moving Forward Not Backwards with Reversals
Cheryl Lundy Swift, M.Ed.
Evaluating English Learners for Dyslexia: The What and the How
Dr. Brenda De La Garza
Maria del Rosario Nava
Leveraging Strengths for Student Growth: A How-to-Guide for Dynamic IEPs
Dr. Kara Loftin
The Critical Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction: Teacher Preparation
Dr. Emily Binks-Cantrell
Keynote: Perseverance, Passion and Purpose: Finding My Way
Join two-time Olympian Andrew Lewis on an inspirational journey through his life with dyslexia. He will reflect on his early fears of being "swallowed up" by the disorder and how he, eventually, came to embrace it, becoming the loving face of dyslexia for his country.
Keynote: What Does Structured Literacy Look Like in Practice?
Dr. Susan Hall
Research informs educators about what good literacy instruction should include and why it's important. Join Dr. Hall as she discusses how to teach in alignment with the principles of Structured Literacy. In this practical session, participants will see examples of instructional routines for teaching phonemic awareness, phonics, and word study that aligns with the Science of Reading research.
Keynote: Embracing the Scientific Revolution in Reading: And Dragging Your Colleagues Along With You
Dr. David Kilpatrick
Dr. David Kilpatrick will examine the scientific findings of reading acquisition and difficulties, including how they translate into practice, why some educators have been reluctant to adopt the findings and ways you can integrate the science in your own classroom instruction and intervention efforts.
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