The Dyslexia Foundation (TDF) “Dyslexia and Literacy: From Neurons to the Classroom”

February 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Mission Bay Conference Center - UCSF
William J. Rutter Center
1675 Owens St, San Francisco, CA 94158
95.00 -135.00
(941) 807-0499

An exciting one-day symposium on 2/16 Thursday at the Mission Bay Campus, UCSF, aimed to provides educators and parents with latest updates on the neurobiological research of dyslexia. Talks will include research on the basic mechanism to practices such as teaching strategies. It is organized by the Dyslexia Foundation (TDF) and speakers include Nadine Gaab (Harvard), Hugh Catts (Florida State), Melanie Schuele (Vanderbilt), Margie B. Gillis (Literacyhow), and Joan Mele-McCarthy from the Summit School.

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.


Download a copy of The Dyslexia Foundation February 2017 Conference Brochure.