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The 17th Annual Lindamood-Bell International Conference, “The Sensory-Language Connection for Learning,” will be held in Anaheim California March 10-12, 2011.
This is advertised as “A Conference for Everyone” — parents, educators, researchers and policy makers.
Keynote speakers will be Nanci Bell, co-founder of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes; Allan Paivio, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Western Ontario and author of “Dual Coding Theory;” and The Honorable Robert Pasternak, PhD, former Assistant Secretary US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services.
Nanci Bell’s keynote address is “Imagery: A Sensory-Cognitive Foundation for the Component Parts of Reading.”
Allan Paivio’s address will be on “Dual Coding Theory: Visualization/Verbalization, and Intelligence.”
Robert Pasternack’s keynote address is to be “Responding to Instruction and Intervention: What RtI Means for Students with Learning Disabilities.”
Thursday research sessions include
- “Learning to read words: relationship to spelling and vocabulary acquisition;”
- ” Medical conditions in ASD: What’s the chicken and what’s the egg;”
- “Dual-coding theory: introduction and extensions to decoding in reading and medical education;” and
- “Gene-environment interactions for early literacy concerns.”
Friday’s research sessions include
- “Different learners: how nature and nurture interact to cause or remediate learning problems;”
- “The pathway to new interventions for ASD: defining mechanisms and translation to treatements;”
- “Genetic and environmental influences on reading and related skills: implications for instruction and practice;” and
- “Update on evidence-based assessments and treatments for autism spectrum disorders.”
Saturday’s research sessions are
- “Development of memory systems in the child’s brain;”
- “Methodological issues in neuroimaging studies of skilled reading and reading disability: establishing brain/behavior links;”
- “IDEA, RtI, and the private sector: at a cross-roads;” and
- “Instructionl influences on growth of literacy: the promise of individualization.”
Multi-day workshop sessions include sessions on Lindamood-Bell’s programs
- “Visualizing and Verbalizing;”
- “Seeing Stars;”
Single-day sessions include
- “On Cloud Nine Math;
- ” LAC-3 Test” and “Symbol Imagery Test.”
For more information, visit http://www.LindmoodBell.com, or phone 800-233-1819.
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