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The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch is a non-profit organization that serves Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and parts of Orange County. The Los Angeles County Branch is dedicated to stimulating awareness and understanding of dyslexia, to establish and promote the treatment of dyslexia and to give support to dyslexics and their families. Our purpose is accomplished through many free or low cost community programs by a group of hard working volunteers.

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IDALA presents Language and Learning

  • 251 Charles E Young Drive West Los Angeles, CA, 90095 United States (map)

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8am-5pm 

Please join us for an inspirational and educational event. 

The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch, presents a day of dynamic speakers and informative breakout sessions that will focus on the different dimensions of dyslexia and the issues surrounding them. 

2017 Schedule for the Day

8:00am Registration/Exhibitor Area is Open

8:55am Welcome & Morning Keynote Speaker, Maryanne Wolf:
The Reading Brain in the Digital Age

10:50am Break/Exhibitor Area is Open

11:10am Morning Breakout Sessions
(1A) Executive Function In and Out of the Classroom (Ragland/Caruso) 
(1B) How Cognitive Profiles of Reading Can Inform Instruction (Treadwell) 
(1C) Connecting the Dots: Developing IEP’s that are Compliant and Meaningful (Rosen) 

12:35pm Lunch / Exhibitor Area is Open

1:50pm Early Afternoon Breakout Sessions
(2A) Learning and Emotion: How to Address Both to Improve School Performance (Fried) 
(2B) Understanding Assessments: The Corner Pieces of the IEP Puzzle (Becker) 
(2C) The SIM Framing Routine: Part 1 of 2 (Schnieders/Lasky) 

3:15pm Break/Exhibitor Area is Open

3:35pm Mid-Afternoon Breakout Sessions
(3A) Experience Dyslexia® Simulation (IDALA) 
(3B) Auditory Processing Disorders: A Team Approach (Braun) 
(3C) The SIM Framing Routine: Part 2 of 2 (Schnieders/Lasky) 

5:00pm Conference Ends

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Thank you to our 2017 sponsors

Earlier Event: May 5
Parent Support Group