TDF is pleased to announce that the Spring 2018 conference topic will be “Differences within Differences”.
This conference will be held on February 15th at:
The UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Download a copy of The Dyslexia Foundation – February 2018 Brochure
Register for the Conference Today!
Lunch is included for all conference participants.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Benjamin Powers, D.B.A.
Headmaster, The Southport School
Amelia Lauderdale, B.A.
Neurological Differences in Dyslexia and Literacy
8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
TDF’s Hans Christian Andersen Award Presentation & Break
2017 Recipient: Joyce Bulifant
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Issue Differences Among African-American Students
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Nicole Patton-Terry, Ph.D.
Dyslexia and English Language Learners: The Variations among Different Learners
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
Penelope Collins, Ph.D.
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Foundation of Reading Acquisition and Dyslexia: Implications for Early Intervention
1:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Barbara Wilson, M.Ed.
3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Joan Mele-McCarthy, D.A., CCC-SLP
Joan Mele-McCarthy is the Executive Director of the Summit School; formerly Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS) in the U.S. Department fo Education.
For more information, please contact William Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Will Baker at 941-807-0499.
Special Thanks to our Sponsors
Special Thanks and Acknowledgement
for their support of this conference.
Brehm Preparatory School
Neuhaus Educational Center
Wilson Language Training
Currey Ingram Academy
The Howard School
The New Community School
The Schenck School
The Southport School
The Summit School
UCSF Dyslexia Center, San Francisco, CA