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


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.


  • 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, Clinical Professor, University of CA-San Francisco

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