Reading in the City – 04.08.17



Brain Research & Practical Teaching Strategies

April 8th, 2017 – 8 am to 3 pm at the Adams 12 Conference Center in Thornton, CO

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Dr. Laurie E. Cutting is a Patricia and Rodes Hart Associate Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology and Pediatrics. She also serves as Director of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. In addition, she is a Research Affiliate of Haskins Laboratories and a member of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and the Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience. She is the principal investigator of several NIH-funded research projects on reading and reading comprehension. She is a co-investigator on other NIH-funded and Department of Education-funded projects on reading, reading disabilities, and ADHD.

Dr. Cutting’s research program is focused on understanding brain-behavior relations as related to learning and communication in children and adolescents. She uses methodologies such as neuropsychological testing in combination with various neuroimaging techniques and experimental measures. Some of her studies also include intervention components. Her research focuses particularly on reading disabilities, language, and executive function. She has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers in the field of educational neuroscience.

Early Registration Pricing (ends March 24th) Regular Registration Pricing (begins March 25th)
Regular Admission = $60 Regular Admission = $80

 KEY BREAKOUTS

Experience Dyslexia® Simulation, Play-and-Take Sessions, YES! Ambassador Presentations, Assistive Technology Demonstrations, Homework Solutions and Executive Function Sessions!

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“Dyslexia is a different brain organization that needs different teaching methods. It is never the fault of the child, but rather the responsibility of us who teach to find methods that work for that child.”

 

—MARYANNE WOLF, Director, Center for Reading and Language Research, Tufts University

 

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