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2019 Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference

PC2 - Sylvia O. Richardson Symposium in Language, Literacy, and DyslexiaLanguage Basis of Reading and Writing

Nov 7, 2019 8:00am ‐ Nov 7, 2019 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00


This full-day symposium focuses on new findings related to the language basis of reading and the neurodiversity of dyslexia with application for classification of poor readers and improving comprehension and writing. The symposium is the 1st annual pre-conference symposium to honor Sylvia Richardson. Time will be spent at the beginning of the symposium to pay tribute to her extensive contributions to research and practice in dyslexia.

Tiffany Hogan, Hugh Catts, Charles W. Haynes, Leslie Laud, and Susan Lambrecht Smith have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • Tiffany Hogan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Hugh W. Catts, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor and Director, School of Communication Science and Disorders, Florida State University, Florida State University
  • Charles W. Haynes, EdD., CCC-SLP, Professor, Clinical Supervisor, MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Leslie Laud, M.A., Ed.D., Director, thinkSRSD
  • Susan L. Smith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions


  • 0.65 - ASHA CEU
  • 6.50 - Clock Hours

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