2019 IDA-GA Dimensions of Dyslexia Annual Conference


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Illuminating Literacy: Solutions for ALL


OUR 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKER!

Julie A. Washington, Ph.D. will speak on “The Role of Dialect in Reading Acquisition.”

Dr. Julie Washington is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education and Communication Disorders in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta. She is also Director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. Dr. Washington is an affiliate faculty of Georgia State University’s Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy Currently, Dr. Washington’s research is focused on understanding the role of cultural dialect in the identification of Learning Disabilities in school-aged African American children and on disentangling the relationship between language production and comprehension on development of reading skills for children growing up in poverty. Dr. Washington’s research program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development.


Agenda, Session Descriptions, and Speaker Information

Conference Brochure

Speaker Handouts:

A1. B1. Let’s Get Real With Assistive Technology

A4. B4. From Torment to Triumph: Strategies for Supporting Essay Composition

B5. State Dyslexia Policy: What Drives It, How It’s Developed, and What Makes It Work (Or Not)

C1. Your Brain on Math – It All Adds Up

C2. Recognizing Auditory Processing Disorder in Dyslexic Students

C3. Scientific Word Investigations: The importance of Morphology, Etymology, and Phonology

C5. I2. Teaching Students How to Spell and Read Non-Phonetic and High-Frequency Words (Elementary-Middle School)

C7. Maximize Learning Through Movement

C9. Empowering Readers Through the Dynamics of Text-to-Speech

D2. E2. Dyslexia and ESOL Families – 1

D2. E2. Dyslexia and ESOL Families – 2

D2. E2. Dyslexia and ESOL Families – 3

D2. E2. Dyslexia and ESOL Families – 4

D2. E2. Dyslexia and ESOL Families – 5

F1. Collaboration Between Neuropsychology & Speech-Language Pathology in the Identification and Treatment of Dyslexia

F3. SPA Strategies: Foundational for Executive Function and Learning to Love Learning

F5. Creating a Vocabulary Rich Classroom

G1. H1. Free Tools for Struggling Readers -1

G1. H1. Free Tools for Struggling Readers -2

G3. H3. Syllables and Semantics-1

G3. H3. Syllables and Semantics-2

I1. Dyslexia Legislative Update


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