Save the date!

8th Annual Language & Learning Conference

Saturday, March 7, 2020

UCLA Carnesale Commons

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Dr. Margie Gillis, Keynote

President and Founder, Literacy How

Research AFfiliate, Haskins Laboratories

Call for Proposals

We are seeking

hands-on, research-based proposals for 90-minute break-out sessions

in the areas of:

Reading Acquisition


Reading Comprehension

Written Expression
Receptive/Expressive Language

Anxiety/ADHD/Executive Function

Deadline for submission is october 18, 2019

Sponsors and Exhibitors

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2019 Learning Outcomes and Speaker Disclosures

Past keynote speakers for our conference:

2019 - Anita Archer, PhD, "Setting the Stage for Accurate and Fluent Reading: Decoding Foundation Skills” view program

2018 - Eric Tridas, MD., FAAP, Medical Director of the Tridas Center for Child Development, Tampa, "The Perfect Storm - Inattention, Dyslexia and Anxiety" view program

2017 - Dr. Maryanne Wolf, John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service; Director, Center for Reading and Language Research, Tufts University, "The Reading Brain in the Digital Age" view program

2016 - Dr. Nancy Mather, Professor of Special Education, University of Arizona, Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies, "The Elephant in the Room: What We Overlook Regarding Dyslexia" view program

2015 - Dr. Louisa Moats, Author, Educator, Psychologist, "Understanding Dyslexia Myths and Realities"

2014 - Dr. Susan Hall, President and Founder of The 95 Percent Group, "How Will We Make Sure Students Learn 2,000-3,000 New Vocabulary Words Each Year?"

2013 - Dr. Maryanne Wolf, Author of "Proust and the Squid: the Story and Science of the Reading Brain" and Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University, "How the Brain Learned to Read."