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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

OGS - Opening General Session - Dyslexia Crossroads: The Intersection of Research and Practice

Nov 8, 2017 4:30pm ‐ Nov 8, 2017 6:00pm

Standard: $20.00


Join us for a conversation with distinguished voices in the field of dyslexia research and practice. Together well discuss cutting-edge, dyslexia research, the role of research in interventions, and how we can more effectively align practice with this research.

Learning Outcome:

  • RESEARCH: Examine research findings and implications for practice relevant to students with dyslexia and other language learning disabilities.


  • Donald L. Compton, Ph.D., Director, Florida Center for Reading Research
  • Peggy McCardle, Ph.D., M.P.H., President/Consultant, Research Scientist, Peggy McCardle Consulting, LLC, Haskins Laboratories
  • Benjamin Powers, doctoral candidate, Headmaster, Eagle Hill Southport School
  • Julie A. Washington, Ph.D., Professor and Program Director in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Georgia State University
  • Sara Arispe, Associate Superintendent, Fort Worth Independent School District
  • Maryanne Wolf, John DiBaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, Director, Center for Reading and Language Research

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