Celebrating 30 Years
OUR MISSION is to promote scientific breakthroughs in the early detection, prevention, and remediation of dyslexia and related reading difficulties. To disseminate new findings and deploy new evidence-based approaches. To prevent the suffering caused by reading failure and unlock the full potential of children and adults with dyslexia so that they may personally succeed and contribute to society.
7:30 am - 8:30 am ET - Registration
8:30 am - 9:00 am ET - Welcome
9:00 am - 9:45 am ET - Laurie Cutting, Ph. D.
“Neurobiological Foundations of Executive Functions
and Implications for Reading and Writing”
9:45 am - 10:30 am ET - Vince Culotta, Ph.D., ABN
"Assessment of Executive Functions with a Focus on Implications for Academic Success"
10:30 am - 10:45 am ET - Break
10:45 am - 11:15 am ET
“Presentation of the Albert M. Galaburda Research Award”
11:15 am – 12:00 pm ET - Ben Powers, DBA
“Executive Functions: Lessons learned from COVID-19 and Implications for Designing Remote Teaching and Learning Paradigms”
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET - Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET
“Executive Functions: Implications for Oral Language Understanding and Reading Comprehension”
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm ET - Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
“Executive Functions: Implications for Expressive Oral Language and Written Language”