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Nicole Patton Terry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Executive Director of the Urban Child Study Center
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
Georgia State University

Nicole Patton Terry is the executive director of the Urban Child Study Center and an associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders in Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development. At the university, she is a member of the Center for Research on Atypical Development and the Board of Regents Initiative on Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy. Terry is also an associate editor for the Journal of Learning Disabilities, a research scientist at Haskins Laboratories at Yale University, and a board member for the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading…

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Dyslexia and Literacy Conference Archives
- University of California Los Angeles - 2018

The Dyslexia Foundation's conference Dyslexia and Literacy: Differences within Differences; was held at UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center on February 15th, 2018.  Previews of the sessions from the October 2017 conference can be viewed below.  Full session recordings will be available soon.

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.
Introduction to: Neurological Differences in Dyslexia and Literacy

Full Session Recording

Penelope Collins, Ph.D.
Introduction to: Dyslexia and English Language Learners: The Variations among Different Learners

Nicole Patton-Terry, Ph.D.
Introduction to: Issue Differences Among African-American Students

Full Session Recording

Barbara Wilson, M.Ed.
Introduction to: Foundation of Reading Acquisition and Dyslexia: Implications for Early Interventioners

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Special Thanks and Acknowledgement
Westmark School
for their support of this conference.


Brehm Preparatory School
Neuhaus Educational Center
Wilson Language Training


AIM Academy
Athena Academy
Camperdown Academy
Carroll School
Currey Ingram Academy
The Howard School
Jemicy School
Marburn Academy
The New Community School
The Schenck School
The Southport School
The Summit School
Westmark School


UCSF Dyslexia Center, San Francisco, CA