Dyslexia and ADHD in School-aged Children: Defining, Evaluating, and Educating

Friday, October 18, 2013

Harvard Medical School


**As of October 15, you can only register on-site, but lunch cannot be guaranteed for those who register on-site.



8:00 – 8:30 a.m.



8:30 – 9:00 a.m.


Dr. Glenn Rosen

Director, The Dyslexia Lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


9:00 – 9:20 a.m.

“My Life with Dyslexia”

Bella Thorne



9:20 – 10:00 a.m.

Comorbidity of ADHD and Dyslexia: Neurological Basis 

Dr. Al Galaburda

Neuroscientist, Harvard Medical School


10:00 – 10:20 a.m.



10:20 – 11:30 a.m.

ADHD and Dyslexia: Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. David Urion

Neurologist, Boston Children’s Hospital


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



12:30  – 1:30 p.m.

The Co-occurrence of Reading and Math Difficulties and ADHD

Dr. Erik Willcutt

Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Colorado


1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Educating Children with ADHD and Dyslexia: Classroom Strategies that Work

Dr. Margie Gillis

President, Literacy How, Inc.


3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy

Head of School, The Summit School


The Dyslexia Foundation would like to thank our conference sponsors:


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