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Forty-three Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 28 - 31, 2018

Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California 

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Thursday, March 29 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Advocacy and Support for English Language Learners with Dyslexia

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This workshop aims to demystify dyslexia and offer the latest information on neuroscience, warning signs and strategies to address dyslexia. We will focus on the challenges of identifying and remediating dyslexia in English Learners. We will also offer an overview of the new landmark California Dyslexia Guidelines, and how advocacy in LA Unified School District moved the District to comprehensively address dyslexia to support the 10 to 20% of all students who struggle with some form of dyslexia.

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Pamela Cohen

Regional Leader Los Angeles, Decoding Dyslexia California
I am a volunteer parent advocate for students with dyslexia in the Los Angeles area. I am part of the statewide grass roots movement Decoding Dyslexia California. I came to this work because of my own experience navigating the challenges of having a dyslexic son in LAUSD and wanted... Read More →
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Fumiko Hoeft

Professor & Director, UConn/UCSF
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, is Professor and Director of Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) at University of Connecticut (UConn), and Director of Laboratory for Learning Engineering and Neural Systems (brainLENS) located at UCONN/UCSF. She also plays leadership roles at UCSF Dyslexia... Read More →

Thursday March 29, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
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