Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Upcoming Dyslexia Conference

The New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is holding its annual conference on March 8th and 9th in New York City. This Conference is always informativie and features leaders in the field of learning and education, including our own Dr. Paul Yellin.

The New York Branch of the IDA is headed by our friend and colleague, Jo Anne Simon, Esq., who has been a leader in the field of disability law for many years.

Speakers at the Conference include David Rose, Founder and Chief Science Officer of CAST, whose Board Members include Dr. Yellin. Dr. Rose will be speaking on UDL, Universal Design for Learning.

Dr. Yellin's presentation is titled  Neuroplasticity, Resilience, UDL, & Dyslexia-New Pathways to Success. It will look at recent research from the emerging field of Mind, Brain, and Education and specific strategies for overcoming dyslexia. The talk will provide an updated review of neuro-plasticity and emerging technology, along with implications for clinical care, educational policy, and parenting.

We hope to see you there!

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