DuBard Symposium: Dyslexia and Related Disorders Agenda

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Check-in and CEU Registration 

8:30-8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m.-noon 

Etoile DuBard Honorary Lecture
Understanding Dyslexia: Myths and Realities of
Assessment and Instruction

Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D., President,
Moats Associates Consulting Inc. and Primary
Author, LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of
Reading and Spelling) (2010)

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Noon-1:30 p.m. 

Lunch on Your Own 

 

For sessions with two parts, you must attend
both parts
of session to receive credit. 

1:30-2:30 p.m. 

Breakout Sessions

Dyslexia Intervention at the Secondary
Level (Part 1)

Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
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Parental Stress and the Use of Support
Services for Children with Disabilities
and Behavior Problems

Amanda Heitmuller, LCSW
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Psychiatric Medications: Positive and Negative
Effects in the Classroom

Beverly Bryant, M.D.
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 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Dyslexia Intervention at the Secondary
Level (Part 2)

Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.

Dyslexia Therapy Service Models: Elementary,
Middle School and High School Students
Mary Lou Johnson, M.Ed., CALT, QI and
Sherry Southern Tubby, M.S.
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Dyslexia Updates in Mississippi
Robin Lemonis, M.S.

 3:45 p.m.

 Adjourn

  

Thursday, September 18, 2014

8:30-11:45 a.m. 

Keynote Session

Moving the Frontal Lobe to the Front of
the Class: The Teacher’s and Clinician’s Guide
to Executive Function

Christopher Kaufman, Ph.D., Kaufman
Psychological Services, P.C. Author, Executive
Function in the Classroom: Practical Strategies
for Improving Performance and Enhancing
Skills for All Students (2010)

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 11:45 a.m-1:15 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:15-2:15 p.m. 

Breakout Sessions

Dyslexia Therapy Service Models: Elementary,
Middle School and High School Students
(Repeat Session)
Mary Lou Johnson, M.Ed., CALT, QI and
Sherry Southern Tubby, M.S.

Digital Resources for Early Literacy
Teachers (Part 1)

Katie Tonore, Ed.D.
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Kruzweil 3000-firefly: Making Common Core
Accessible Anytime, Anywhere

Missy Tatum, M.S.
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Great Minds Think Alike: Parallel Paths to
Multisensory Instruction

Susan Perry, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT
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 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Digital Resources for Early Literacy
Teachers (Part 2)

Katie Tonore, Ed.D.

Addressing Dyslexia and Mississippi
Requirements: Solving Problems for
Struggling Readers

Marca Alexander
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The Organized Student
Alison Webster, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT
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 3:30 p.m.

Adjourn