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Alliance Conference 2019 — Schedule

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Pricing

$325.00 Two-day
$175.00 One-day

The following meals will be provided to attendees: Breakfast, AM Break, Lunch, PM Break

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Friday, September 27

7:30 - 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast
8:30 - 11:30 AM Welcome Keynote:
The Developmental Web: A practical approach to the diagnosis and management of individuals with learning and behavior challenges.

Dr. Eric Tridas
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Provided
12:30 - 1:45 PM History of the Alliance: Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE), Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA), International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC), Wilson Language Training
1:45 - 2:00 PM Break
2:00 - 3:30 PM Keynote:
FEAR: Reading, Attention/Anxiety and Executive Functions

Dr. Eric Tridas

Saturday, September 28

7:30 - 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 AM Announcements
8:45 - 10:15 AM Break-Out Sessions
syl-LAB-le em-PHAS-is: Seven Rules for Accenting English Words
Josie Calamari, Fellow/AOGPE
Assistive Technology: What the Research Says About Which Technologies Support Learners With Dyslexia
Nanci Shepardson, M.S.Ed., Ed.S. W.D.P
Dyslexia: What do we Really Know and What do we Need to Know to Intervene
Tim Odegard, Ph.D.
Early Diagnosis and Intervention and Its Relationship to Oral Language Development
Joyce Pickering, SLP/CCC,QI, LDT, AMS-EC, HUM.D.
10:15 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Break-Out Sessions
syl-LAB-le em-PHAS-is: Seven Rules for Accenting English Words
Josie Calamari, Fellow/AOGPE
Assistive Technology: What the Research Says About Which Technologies Support Learners With Dyslexia
Nanci Shepardson, M.S.Ed., Ed.S. W.D.P
Brain 101: A crash course in the neuroscience of reading development and instruction
Tim Odegard, Ph.D.
Early Diagnosis and Intervention and Its Relationship to Oral Language Development
Joyce Pickering, SLP/CCC,QI, LDT, AMS-EC, HUM.D.
12:00 - 1:15 PM Lunch Provided
1:15 - 2:15 PM Break-Out Sessions
The Principles of the Orton-Gillingham Approach: TIMELESS and RELEVANT for the 21st Century
Diane Milner, Ph.D., Fellow/AOGPE
Vocabulary Considerations with Differentiated Text for MSL Instruction
Deanna Fogarty M.Ed., W.C.T., W.D.T
Evoking Reading Automaticity: Neurophysiological Evidence of Phonological-Orthographic Feature Integration
Anna Middleton, Ph.D., CALT
Keeping a Parent Meeting Calm Using the Alphabet
Michelle M. Johnson, M.A., CALP
2:15 - 2:30 PM Break
2:30 - 3:30 PM Break-Out Sessions
Applying the Structure of a Multisensory Lesson Plan to Math
Matthew Buchanan, ASDEC Accredited Multisensory Math Instructor of Teaching
Vocabulary Considerations with Differentiated Text for MSL Instruction
Deanna Fogarty M.Ed., W.C.T., W.D.T
Evoking Reading Automaticity: Neurophysiological Evidence of Phonological-Orthographic Feature Integration
Anna Middleton, Ph.D., CALT
Keeping a Parent Meeting Calm Using the Alphabet
Michelle M. Johnson, M.A., CALP

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Conference attendees can earn up to a two-day total of 12.0 CEU hours.

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One-day registration is $175 before August 31, $200 after. Two-day registration is $325 before August 31, $350 after. 12 Continuing Education Hours. Breakfast, Lunch, and a t-shirt are included with registration! (T-shirt deadline is September 13.)

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Speakers

Alliance proudly presents the following distinguished names in the field of dyslexia: Eric Tridas, MD.

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Hotel Information

Alliance's conference will be held at the Charlotte Marriott City Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte Marriott City Center

Learn more about the hotel and how to book your room at our $188 room rate. The special room rate ends 5:00 PM on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

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