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2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

T29 - Explore Hot Topics in Dyslexia Through the Lens of IDA’s Infographics

Oct 25, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Oct 25, 2018 4:30pm

Standard: $20.00


Come explore a suite of hot topics on dyslexia and reading through the lens of IDA’s infographics. This dynamic, fast-paced, two-hour session tackles issues such as controversial therapies, structured literacy, and a possible dyslexia-talent link. Since the goal is to make complex material easily digestible for the spectrum of decision-makers concerned with dyslexia and reading, this session is for all audiences and levels—including veterans looking for new ways to share important information. The session includes digital handouts and audience engagement.

Learning Objective:

  • STRUCTURED LITERACY: Recognize the nature of dyslexia and related language learning disabilities and the role of Structured Literacy.

Disclosure: Carolyn D. Cowen, John Alexander, and Nancy Cushen White have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • John Alexander, M.Ed., Executive Director, Groves Academy
  • Carolyn D. Cowen, Ed.M., CDT-IDA, Digital Media Strategist, Content Editor, IDA Examiner
  • Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., CALT-QI, BCET , LDT-TX , Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist, Clinical Professor; Teacher and Program Consultant-Department of Special Education [Retired]-San Francisco Unified School District; Teacher Training Course Director-Slingerland Institute, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine-Department of Pediatrics-University of California-San Francisco

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