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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Dyslexia, Inattention and Anxiety - MABIDA Conference October 25th in Framingham

The MA Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

September 8, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Edward Hallowell will present an in-depth look at emotional and learning problems in children with reading disorders and/or ADHD. He will explore the various kinds of problems children may contend with that have a biological or genetic basis. 

Breakout Session Presenters and Topics
  • Adam Hickey - Metacognition, Reading Comprehension and Writing
  • Peter Morris - Beyond Mathematical Literacy
  • Panel Discussion - Transitions & Accommodations
  • Dr. Leslie Laud - Evidence-Based Writing Practices
  • Dr. Nathan Doty - Dyslexia's Common Comorbidities
  • Joe Green, Esq. - Going to Hearing at BSEA
  • Lesley Maxwell - Academic Vocabulary
  • Dr. Joseph Moldover - Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Dr. Angela Currie (NESCA) - Relationship between Dyslexia and Anxiety 

Sessions have been designed for teachers, reading specialists, speech-language pathologists, parents, individuals with dyslexia, and others interested in helping struggling readers.

For the conference brochure and to register, please go to MABIDA's website:


When:   October 25, 2014

Where:  Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center
                    1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA

Cost:    IDA Member - $95
                Non-Member - $120
                Student - $25

Contact:  MABIDA
                       P.O. Box 562
                       Lincoln, MA 01773

Certificate of Attendance and .5 ASHA CEUs available.

1 comment:

  1. ADHD is such a popular diagnosis. As points out, many doctors are too lazy to find a solution so they tell patients that they have ADHD.