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On November 9-12, 2011, The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) will hold its 62nd annual conference at the Hilton Chicago.
The International Dyslexia Association promotes literacy through research, education and advocacy. The purpose of the organization is to provide the most comprehensive range of information and services that address the full scope of dyslexia and related difficulties in learning to read and write.
The aim is to do so in a way that “creates hope, possibility and partnership. The goal is that every individual has the opportunity to lead a productive and fulfilling life.”
The annual conference attracts thousands of outstanding researchers, clinicians, parents, teachers, psychologists, educational therapists and people with dyslexia.
Sessions By Theme
- Adults with dyslexia
- Alphabetic principle
- At-risk students
- Attention and executve control/ADHD
- Critical reading skills
- Developing self-advocacy
- English language learner
- Families and informed parenting
- Federal legislation (IDEA/RTI/NCLB/Reading First)
- Identification for school support services
- Language disorders
- Oral language
- Phonemic/phonological awareness
- Psychological and neuropsychological assessments and treatments
- Research behavior (psychophysics/psycho-educational)
- Research/neurobiology (anatomical/physiological)
- Response to intervention/inclusion
- School administration
- Speech and language assessments and treatments
- Text comprehension
- The college student and dyslexia
- The gifted dyslexic student
- Training the trainers, teachers and professors
- Written expression
You can register online at http://www.interdys.org . Registration fees are cheaper for members.
Why be a member? The membership is comprised of people with dyslexia, their families, educators, diagnosticians, physicians and other professionals in the field.
IDA is a clearinghouse for valuable information and provides information and referral services to thousands of people every year.
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