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.
8:30 am ET - Zoom Registration Opens
8:50 am - 9:00 am ET - Welcome
9:00 am - 10:00 am ET - Laurie Cutting, Ph. D.
“Neurobiological Foundations of Executive Functions
and Implications for Reading and Writing”
10:00 am - 10:15 am ET - Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am ET - Vince Culotta, Ph.D., ABN
"Assessment of Executive Functions with a focus on implications for academic success in children and adolescents"
11:15 am - 11:30 am ET - Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm ET - Ben Powers, DBA
“Executive Functions: Lessons learned from COVID-19 and Implications for Designing Remote Teaching and Learning Paradigms”
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm ET - Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET - Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.
“Tangled in a web of words: Oral language and executive functions”
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm ET - Break
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm ET - Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
“When written language gets jumbled: Influence of executive functions on reading and writing”