Dyslexia conference set to stream online

March 5, 2016
In The News

Selected sessions of the Arkansas Department of Education's coming two-day Dyslexia Conference for Schools will be live-streamed, or broadcast online, for viewing by parents, teachers and others interested in the topic.

More than 700 people are registered for the first-of-its-kind state conference that will feature some 70 state and national presenters Monday and Tuesday at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The conference speakers include Dr. Sally Shaywitz, co-director of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity and author of the book Overcoming Dyslexia; Timothy Odegard, Murfree Chair of Excellence in Dyslexic Studies at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro; and Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of the Duval County, Fla., public schools.

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