2017 Annual Conference - Atlanta

Conference Recordings

This year, IDA has upgraded our conference audio recordings to include an automatic sync with the PowerPoint presentations for each session. All sessions will be available for individual download following the conference for a fee.

If you would like access to ALL sessions at a significantly reduced rate, you must purchase the full set during registration. The full set of audio recordings will not be available for purchase following the conference. 

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Continuing Education

As an added bonus, all recorded sessions will be eligible for continuing education following the conference for those needing credit hours towards their IDA certification.

ASHA credits will be available for all recorded sessions for ONE year following the conference.

See below for a full listing of sessions that will be recorded.

Code Speaker Session
PC3 Gillis The Role of Speech in Reading
PC4 Zecher Mathematical Literacy: Creating Instructional Models That Meet the Needs of Students With Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities
PC5 Lovett Reading Intervention for Children and Youth With Reading Disabilities
PC6 Topple Assistive Technology for a New Generation
OGS Various Dyslexia Crossroads: The Intersection of Research and Practice
TGS Lovett Thursday General Session: Creative Synergies Between Research and Practice: Working Together to Build Better Interventions for Children and Adolescents With Reading Disabilities
T1 Donah Morphemic Awareness: From the Anglo Saxon Layer to the Latin and Greek Layer. It's Never to Early to Begin.
T2 McHale-Small Pennsylvania's Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot: Bringing Reading Research and Best Practices to the Public School Classroom
T3 Richards Practical, Validated Strategies for Reversing Students’ Reluctance to Write
T4 Squires Early Screening Is Possible, Is Predictive, and Is Promising!
T5 Wilkinson Evidence-Based Strategies that Support a Growth Mindset and Grit in Students With Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities
T6 Woodin Accessible Middle School Math: Interactive Multimodal Lessons Engage Students
T7 Martin Lock and Key: Securing iPad Accessibility With Third-Party Keyboards
T8 Cowen Is Dyslexia a Gift?
T9 Stevens Serving All Children with Structured Literacy: Evidence-Based Practices for General Education within an RTI Framework
T12 Erich Increasing Teacher Knowledge and Student Success with a Literacy Coach
T13 Hurford Parents Can Accurately and Reliably Use an Online Assessment Tool to Assist in the Evaluation of Dyslexia in Children!
T14 Miller Metacognition in the Classroom: Teaching students to think about thinking
T15 Song Is the Home Literacy Environment Associated With Dyslexia? A Large Scale Descriptive Epidemiology Study in China
T16 Pittard Your Brain on Math: It All Adds Up
T17 Vanden Boogart What Do Upper Elementary Teachers Know about Teaching Reading to Struggling Readers?
T19 Mancuso A Frickin' Elephant
T20 Miltenberger Creating an Instructional System that Meets the Needs of the Dyslexic Student
T21 Robinson The Contribution of Distinct Reading and Cognitive Skills to Reading Comprehension in Students with Dyslexia
T22 Sayeski Teaching Teachers: Five Evidence-Based Methods for Integrating Structured Literacy Instruction Within Teacher Preparation
T24 Cushen White Has Handwriting Become an Instructional Dinosaur? Handwriting May Be More Important Than You Think!
T25 Hennessy The Comprehension Blueprint: A Structured Approach to Constructing Meaning
T26 Lawrence Vocabulary Instruction: When Using Language Doesn't Work, Use Semantic Reasoning
T27 Mather How Do We Solve This Reading Crisis?
T28 Weeden The Devil Is in the Details: Scaling Literacy Initiatives for Successful and Sustainable Change
T29 Moats IDA Educator Training Initiatives: Future Directions in Standards-Based Accreditation and Certification Practices
T30 Diaz Trauma-Informed Practices in Structured Literacy
T31 De Palma Research to Practice: Expanding the Outreach of Empower™ Reading, an Evidence-Based Intervention Program, With a Global Partner in India
T32 Forsyth Thinking Through the SAT: Helping Students Bring Advanced Comprehension and Problem-Solving Strategies to the Reading Test
T33 Leopold Stages of Instruction for Teaching Reading, Spelling, and Vocabulary
T35 Andrist Who Can Say Dyslexia? Identification of Students With Dyslexia in Our Public Schools
T36 Dahsltrom-Hakki Teaching Students with LD Online: Key Challenges and Ways to Overcome Them
T37 Kim Infographic Learning in the Common Core Era for Students With Dyslexia
T38 Mannion Beyond Vocabulary: Creating Lessons That Will Develop the Language Skills Needed to Read, Write, and Comprehend Complex Text
T39 Zecher Multisensory Math: Mastering the Middle School Move from Arithmetic to Algebra
T40 Eberhardt Comprehending Text Versus Answering Comprehension Questions: Instructional Implications
T41 Farrall Assessing Listening Comprehension in a Comprehensive Reading Evaluation: The Heart of the Matter
T43 Pollard Keeping Up With the Times: Updated LD Guidelines at ETS and the Changing Legal Landscape
T44 Van Cleave Syntax Matters!  Developing Sentence Sense in Struggling Writers
T45 Butler Mississippi Momentum:  Teacher Preparation for Early Literacy Instruction--Findings and Lessons from a Statewide Study
T46 Meisinger Predictors of Reading Fluency Growth in Students with Dyslexia
T47 Cunningham Fostering Children’s Language Development Through Lively Conversations with Text
T48 Spear-Swerling Can Young Adolescents with Dyslexia Close Achievement Gaps with their Peers? A Longitudinal Case Study
T49 Banerjee Study Skills for Today’s College Students: Activating the Inactive Learner
F1 Conway Evidence-Based, Research-Based, Consensus-Based, or Anecdotal Support for a Dyslexia Treatment Method: What's the Difference and Why Should You Care?
F2 Cook The Importance of Structured Vocabulary Instruction in Math—Why, What, and How
F3 Dean Story Frames: Using Narrative Structure to Improve Written Language, Reading Comprehension, and Executive Function Skills.
F4 Keeney Audio-Assisted Reading as Remediation: Beyond Assistive Technology
F5 Walsh Take This Down: Note-Taking Skills and Strategies for Students With Dyslexia and Other Language-Learning Disabilities and Differences
F6 Wanamaker Technology that Supports the Dyslexic Learner
F7 Wennersten What Assessments Should We Use to Drive Instruction?
F8 West What Dr. Orton Learned from Patient MP
F9 Whitsett Navigating the IEP for Children with Dyslexia
F10 Yarus Dyslexia 101
F11 Green The Challenge of Evolving Diagnoses
F12 Hamblet College Transition: Correcting the Myths and Misunderstandings to Help Students Be Successful in the Post-Secondary Environment
F13 King Never Too Late!
F14 Powers Partnerships in Structured Literacy: Case studies on collaborations
F15 Dickman Avoiding Conflict to Obtain the Right Result for the Child
F17 Haynes Beyond Graphic Organizers: Strategies for Developing Narrative and Expository Language
F18 Sedita Topic Webs, Two-Column Notes, and Summarizing: Keys to Comprehension
F19 Hasser The Memory Connection: Multisensory Strategies for Boosting Students’ Working Memory Throughout Phonics Instruction.
F20 Tridas Testing for Teaching—Basic Facts About the Dyslexia Assessment
F22 Coen What Comes Next?  Supporting Students with LBLD through the Postsecondary Planning Process
F25 Plante Technol-OGy: EdTech to Enhance Structured-Literacy Instruction
FGS Dehaene Friday General Session: New Data on How Literacy Transforms the Brain
F26 Macaruso Longitudinal Evidence of Summer Slide for Elementary Age Students in the Context of an Effective Blended-Learning Approach to Reading Instruction
F27 Rello The Impact of Misspellings on Reading Comprehension for People with Dyslexia
F28 Thibeau A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Student With Dyslexia Get Ready for College
F30 Andreou Linguistic and Cognitive Characteristics of Greek Dyslexic and Nondyslexic Students’ Writing Profiles in Greek and in English as a Foreign Language
F31 Chase Executive Functions: What Are They, Why Are They Important, and How Can I Help?
F32 Cheesman Mobile Apps to Enhance Structured Literacy
F34 Cardenas-Hagan The 4 Ds:  Describe, Design, Deliver, Determine
F35 Redding Using the Science of Learning Difficulties to Interpret and Implement 504 Accommodations
F37 Jewett The Hand-off to College: From ADHD Parent Coach to Higher Ed Student Services—Bridging the Support for Success
F39 Ward Dyslexia in Adolescence: What Happens After Students Learn to Decode?
S2 Lowell Talking to Students and Parents About Dyslexia – Translating Research Findings Into Everyday Language
S3 Pittman Structuring Literacy for African American Students:  What Teachers Need to Know
S4 Scholtens 3D Bridge From Phonemic Awareness to Reading
S5 Stacy Barebones Grammar for Reading and Writing:  A Structured Literacy Approach to Sentence-Level Writing and Comprehension
S6 Cunningham Through Your Child's Eyes
S7 Thomas Beck State-Level Dyslexia Legislation: Models for How States Are Training Educators and Providing Validated Interventions
S8 Vickery Teaching the Teachers:  Effective Models for Colleges and Universities
S9 Duda Making Connections: The Ten-Year Journey of an Independent School to Build Bridges Between Research to Practice and Practice to Sustainable Implementation
S10 Kenny-Foggin Designing and Implementing a Districtwide Screening for At-Risk Readers: One District’s Successful Compliance With New State Dyslexia Legislation
S11 Lynam The Parent's Path to Advocacy
S12 Ordetx Teaching Morphological Awareness:  Increasing Engagement and Enhancing Memory with Interactive Notebooks
S13 Reed Assistive Technology Through the Dyslexic Eyes
S16 Gonsalves Using IDA Standards to Design Powerful and Effective Professional-Development Experiences for Teachers
S18 Hendren From Laboratory to Classroom: Lessons Learned in a Partnership Between a Medical Research Center and a School for Children Who Learn Differently
S19 Kulmhofer Improving Writing Skills of Dyslexic Native and Non-Native Speakers of English With MSML "Tricks of the Trade"
S20 Siegel The Law and Dyslexia: Reflections of a Psychologist and a Lawyer
S21 Whitten Active Blending and Segmenting With Young Struggling Readers
S23 Fedora Understanding Dyslexia and the Psychological Report

Sessions to be recorded are subject to change.