Dyslexia and Literacy Conference Archives - Harvard Medical School 2017
The Dyslexia Foundation's conference Dyslexia and Literacy: Differences within Differences; was held at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School on October 13th, 2017. Previews of the sessions from the October 2017 conference can be viewed below. Full session recordings will be available soon.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Ben Powers, M.B.A.
Ben Powers is the Headmaster at Eagle Hill Southport in Southport, CT.
Neurological Differences in Dyslexia and Literacy
8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Ola Ozernov-Palchik, MS
Ola is a doctoral student with the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University.
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
TDF’s Einstein Award Presentation
Recipient: Albert Galaburda M.D.
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Issue Differences Among African-American Students
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Julie Washington, Ph.D.
Dr. Washington is the Program Director in Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders at Georgia State University
Dyslexia and English Language Learners: The Variations among Different Learners
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
Esther Geva, Ph.D.
Dr. Geva is with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
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.
Michael Coyne, Ph.D.
Dr. Coyne is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Special Education Program at the University of Connecticut. He is also a Research Scientist at the Center for Behavioral Education and Research.
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 of Education.
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Special Thanks to our Sponsors
Neuhaus Educational Center, Bellaire, TX
UCSF Dyslexia Center, San Francisco, CA
Wilson Language Training, Oxford, MA
Aim Academy, Conshohocken, PA
Athena Academy, Palo Alto, CA
Brehm Preparatory School, Carbondale, IL
The Carroll School, Lincoln, MA
The Chartwell School, Seaside, CA
Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN
Eagle Hill Southport School, Southport, CT
The Howard School, Atlanta, GA
Jemicy School, Owings Mills, MD
The Schenck School, Atlanta, GA
The Summit School, Edgewater, MD
Westmark School, Encino, CA