Dyslexia & Literacy: Understanding Executive Functions, Language, and Reading

February 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles
CA 90095

This conference is designed for teachers, practitioners and parents to help them learn to identify, understand, and provide evidence-based teaching for students who have dyslexia and dyscalculia. Participants will learn the latest genetic studies as a basis for understanding current practices for assessment and intervention. The focus of these discussions will be for school-age students.

Our Speakers:

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D., Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Erik Willcutt, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Director of Clinical Training in the clinical psychology program in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Founder/CEO of Architects For Learning, where she trains educators, consults with schools worldwide and directs a staff in the Boston area that provides academic intervention, assessment, and consultation services

Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D., Kelly Cartwright is a professor of psychology, neuroscience, and teacher preparation at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA.

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