IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.
The Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference is held for both professionals and families and is attended by some 2,500 teachers, educators, and administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, and parents.
Executive function represents a set of cognitive abilities responsible for self-monitoring, life management, and emotional regulation. These functions are critical for social and relationship developmentand academic success. Understanding that executive function supports everything from decision-making about sleep routines, technology, and discipline to understanding the benefits of mindfulness is critical. This talk includes a practical discussion of current research that supports wise decisions across childhood, and ways to foster resilience to help children thrive.
Disclosure: Mark Bertin has authored several publications that may be discussed in this session. No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.Speaker(s):
In his 1982 paper, “Why Orton Was Right,” Dr. Norman Geschwind pointed out that a great many of the observations made by Dr. Orton in 1925 have largely stood the test of time. Geschwind felt that “it is remarkable in retrospect to realize how many times in that very first year he came to choose with remarkable accuracy those aspects of dyslexia that we continue to see as important. . . . ”
Disclosure: Thomas West has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.Speaker(s):