2020 UCLA Medical School Conference Sessions

“Understanding Anxiety and the Struggling Reader” presented on Friday, February 14th, 2020, at the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center.

This Research to Practice conference is designed for teachers, practitioners, and parents to help them learn to identify, understand, and provide evidence-based instruction for students who have dyslexia and anxiety. The focus of these discussions will be for school-age students.

Amy Margolis, Ph. D.

Columbia University

Division of Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry

Vincent P. Culotta, Ph. D., ABN

NeuroBehavioral Associates

Full Session Video

Amie Grills, Ph.D.

Boston University

Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Full Session Video

Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D.

The University of Texas at Austin

Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Full Session Video

2019 Harvard Medical School Conference Videos

Ken Pugh, Ph.D.

Haskins Laboratory

The Neuroscience of Orthographic Processions and Spelling

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Kate Nation, Ph.D.

Oxford University

New Frontier in Orthographic Processing and Spelling Theory

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Kenn Apel, Ph.D.

University of South Carolina

Contributions of Morphological Awareness to Reading and Writing

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Louisa Moats, Ph.D.

Moats Consulting, Inc

 How Spelling Supports Reading Instruction

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2019 UCLA Medical School Conference Videos

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D

Vanderbilt University
Neurobiological Underpinnings for Executive Functions

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Erik Willcutt, Ph.D.

University of Colorado Boulder

Executive Functions: Genetic, Behavioral, and Assessment Considerations

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Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Architects For Learning

Oral Language, Working Memory, and Executive Functions

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Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D.

Christopher Newport University

Classroom Strategies that Facilitate Executive Functions

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2018 Harvard Medical School Conference Videos

Nadine Gaab, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital

The Developing Brain, Language, Reading, Heredity

Full Session Video

Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.

Emerson College

Oral Language and Reading: Pre-K through Adolescence

Full Session Video

Tiffany Hogan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

MGH Institutes of Health, Boston, MA

Assessing children who struggle with dyslexia and literacy: Connecting Oral Language and Reading

Full Session Video

Sharon Plante, M.ED.

The Southport School

Intervention: Integrating Technology, Oral Language and Reading

Full Session Video

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

Full Session Recording

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 Interventions

Full Session Recording

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.

Ola Ozernov-Palchik, MS – Neurological Differences in Dyslexia and Literacy

Full Video Session

Julie Washington, Ph.D. –Issue Differences Among African-American Students

Full Video Session

Michael Coyne, Ph.D. – Foundation of Reading Acquisition and Dyslexia: Implications for Early Intervention

Full Video Session

Esther Geva, Ph.D. – Dyslexia and English Language Learners: The Variations among Different Learners

Full Video Session