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2018 IDA Florida Conference

Dyslexia: Dispelling Myths and Supplying Solutions

Saturday October 6, 2018


Agenda

 6:30 am – 7:30 am  Exhibitors set up in the Exhibit Hall
 7:30 am – 8:15 am
  •  Check-in at the IDA Florida Conference Table.
  • Explore the Exhibit Hall.
  • Purchase Books to be Signed by our Speakers.
  • Network with other Attendees.
  • Enjoy pastry, tea or coffee.
 8:15 am – 8:30 am
  • Welcome: Dr. Pat Sekel, President of IDA Florida
  • The Frances K. McGlannan Memorial Scholarship Awards: Dr. Judith Cohen, Scholarship Committee
 8:30 am – 10:00 am  “The Elephant in the Room: What We Overlook Regarding Struggling Readers” Dr. Nancy Mather
 10:00 am – 10:30 am
  •  Break: Snack
  • Exhibit Hall – Speakers’ books available for purchase.
 10:30 am – 12:00 pm  “How Do We Solve the Reading Crisis?” Dr. Nancy Mather
 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Lunch orders noted on name tags
  • Each lunch includes: Sandwich, Chips, Beverage
  • When you register, you must select your lunch from the choices listed below:
    • Classic Turkey & Cheese on Brioche
    • Vegetable/Vegetarian Wrap
    • Ham & Cheese Wrap
  • Explore Exhibit Hall
  • Book Signing by Speakers
 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  “Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Skills: Implications for Reading Instruction and for Understanding Reading Difficulties: Part I” Dr. David A. Kilpatrick
 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  •  Break: Enjoy a light snack.
  • Explore Resources in the Exhibit Hall.
 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm  “Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Skills: Implications for Reading Instruction and for Understanding Reading Difficulties: Part II” Dr. David A. Kilpatrick
 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Dyslexia Legislation Update: Florida Representative Gayle Harrell
  • Facilitator Dr. Kirstina Ordetx, IDA Florida, Board Director
  • Closing Remarks: Dr. Pat Sekel, President of IDA Florida
 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Exhibitors pack up and vacate the Exhibit Hall by 6:00 p.m.

 


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