Texas Dyslexia Conference

 
 
Join us in Austin for the
17th Annual Texas Dyslexia Conference, October 8-9, 2018.

We’re working on the agenda and will release it here during the summer months. For an example of what the conference covers, check out what we did at our last dyslexia event in October of 2017.


Monday, October 16, 2017
7:30   Registration. Continental Breakfast Provided
8:30   General Session 1: The Intersection     of §504 & Dyslexia— Dave Richards, Attorney at Law, Richards Lindsay &  Martín, LLP.
9:45   Break / Announcements and Door Prizes
10:15 General Session 2: Scores: Only  Part of the Assessment Puzzle— Paula  Tilker, Dyslexia/Reading Specialist, ESC IX.

11:30 Lunch on your own

1:00  Concurrent Sessions A (60 minutes, repeated at 2:15) 
(A1)   Hot Topics in Dyslexia— Melanie Royal, State Dyslexia Coordinator, ESC X
(A2)   Sensational Syllables!— Teresa
   Ringlein & Gabi Gardner, Alief ISD.
(A3)  Dyslexia Legal Update—Jose Martín, Attorney at Law, Richards Lindsay & Martín, LLP.
(A4)   The Science of Reading: Keeping Up With the Research— Brenda Taylor, Former State Dyslexia Coordinator.

2:00   Break
2:15   Sessions A (repeated from 1:00) 
3:15   Break
3:30   Q & A Session with Monday speakers
4:00   Adjourn for the day.


Tuesday, October 17, 2017
7:30  Continental Breakfast Provided
8:30  Concurrent Sessions B (75 minutes, repeated at 10:00) 
(B1) Writing Woes—Teresa Ringlein, Coordinator for Special Services, Alief ISD & Gabi Gardner, Dyslexia Specialist,  Alief ISD.
(B2)  Considerations for Dysgraphia Assessment— Katy Kloberdanz, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, ESC XX; Lisa Plemons, Education Specialist, M.Ed., ESC XII. (Part 1 of a 2-part dysgraphia strand)
(B3)  Dyslexia, ADHD & Other Co-Morbid Conditions— Marcy Eisinger, MS, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, CDT, Dyslexia Consultant, ESC X.
(B4)  Better Reading Through the Science of Morphology: The Nuts & Bolts—Pat Sekel, Ph.D., CALT, QI, TLDT.
9:45   Break 
10:00  Sessions B (repeated from 8:30) 

11:15  Hotel Checkout and Lunch on your own

1:00   Concurrent Sessions C (60 minutes, repeated at 2:15)
    (C1)  Practical Tips for Working with     
            ELLs — Virginia Gonzalez, Dyslexia
            Specialist, PSJA ISD.
    (C2)  Accommodating Students with 
            Dyslexia is Easier Than You Think!  —         
            Pat Sekel.
    (C3) Considerations for Dysgraphia     
            Instruction— Katy Kloberdanz & Lisa
            Plemons (Part 2, dysgraphia strand)
2:00   Break
2:15   Sessions C (repeated from 1:00)
3:30   Q & A Session and Final Door Prizes
4:00   Conference Adjourns

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You don’t want to miss out on the answers to your pressing dyslexia questions...


AND you’ll get a notebook with great info from all of the sessions, Q&A at the end of each day and lots of opportunities to ask questions and network.

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