Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Young-Suk Grace Kim, PhD.,

Senior Associate Dean, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

Friday Keynote Speaker

Friday Keynote: ”The Science of Writing”

Plenary “Effective, Evidence-based Writing Instruction for Elementary Grade Students”

Charles MacArthur, PhD.,

University of Delaware/SpEd, Literacy, Writing, EdResearch

Saturday Keynote Speaker

Saturday Keynote: ”Knowledge, Strategies, and Metacognition in Learning to Write”

Anna Barnett, PhD.,

Oxford Brookes University

Sunday Keynote Speaker

Sunday Keynote: ”Handwriting and Typing in students with Handwriting Difficulties”

All Speakers

Rui Alves, PhD.,

University of Porto/Psych, Lit Dev, Writing Processes

”Handwriting as a Lever of Literacy Development”

Barbara Arfé, PhD.,

University of Verona

”Bilingual spelling instruction for English language learners: Testing language-specific effects in response to the mind’s ear and eye training in Italian and in English.”

Asha Asher, MS., OTR/L, FAOTA

Private Practice/Handwriting Collaborative

”Clinical Reasoning: A critical tool to examine data from a traditional handwriting evaluation.”

Ruth H. Bahr, PhD.,

University of South Florida

”Leveraging Strengths in the Academic Writing of Students with LD”

Anna Barnett, PhD.,

Oxford Brookes University

Sunday Keynote Speaker

Sunday Keynote: ”Handwriting and Typing in students with Handwriting Difficulties”

Scott Beers, PhD.,

Seattle Pacific University

”Spelling Errors and Writing Fluency for Students with Dyslexia”

Virginia Wise Berninger, PhD.,

Professor Emerita, University of Washington

”Levels of Language: Application to Diagnosis, Instruction, and Functional Writing Systems”

Sonia Cabell, PhD.,

Florida Center for Reading Research – Florida State University

”Language and Literacy Growth in Preschool Predicts Beginning Writing”

Robin Danzak, PhD.,

Emerson College

”Leveraging Strengths in the Academic Writing of Students with LD”

Amanda Denhof, B.A.

University of Southern Illinois

”Data-Based Individualization and Student Early Writing Achievement”

Julie Dockrell, PhD.,

Oxford (UK)

”Capturing the challenges in assessing writing: development and writing dimensions”

Inga Dubay, BA

Co-Author Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting

”From Clinic to Classroom: Lessons in Legibility”

Jonathan Dubay, PhD.,

CEO, Handwriting Success

”From Clinic to Classroom: Lessons in Legibility”

Michael Dunn, PhD.,

Washington State University, Vancouver

”Writing Interventions with Technology Tools”

McKinzie Dusenberg, MA

University of Missouri-Columbia

”Data-Based Individualization and Student Early Writing Achievement”

Lorraine Hammond, PhD.,

Edith Cowan University, Perth WA

”How to teach vocabulary and sentence writing explicitly”

Narmene Hamsho, PhD.,

University of Massachusetts, Boston

”Crumpled Paper: The Contribution of Behavior to Writing Performance”

Marcia K. Henry, PhD.,

Professor Emerita, San Jose State University and Past President of The International Dyslexia Association

”Morphemes Matter”

Karin H. James, PhD.,

Indiana University, Psychological and Brain Sciences

”The role of handwriting in shaping early neural systems involved in literacy”

R. Malatesha Joshi, PhD.,

University Professor of Literacy Education and Educational Psychology at Texas A & M University

”Spelling Development: The Science behind it.”

Young-Suk Grace Kim, PhD.,

Senior Associate Dean, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

Friday Keynote Speaker

Friday Keynote: ”The Science of Writing”

Plenary “Effective, Evidence-based Writing Instruction for Elementary Grade Students”

Radana Lencova, PhD.,

UMPUM Prague, Czechoslovakia

”Comenia Script® – Handwriting isn’t just for children”

Charles MacArthur, PhD.,

University of Delaware/SpEd, Literacy, Writing, EdResearch

Saturday Keynote Speaker

Saturday Keynote: ”Knowledge, Strategies, and Metacognition in Learning to Write”

Michael Matta, PhD.,

University of Houston

”writeAlizer: A Free Automated Tool for Evaluating Writing in School”

Catherine McBride, PhD.,

Choh-Ming Li Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong

”The Benefits of Copying”

Alicia M. Meng, PhD.,

University of Missouri – Columbia

”Data-Based Individualization and Student Early Writing Achievement”

Brett Miller, PhD.,

NICHD/Reading, Writing, LD

”Facilitation of Handwriting and Its Links to Composition in Diverse Populations”

Nickola Nelson, PhD.,

Western Michigan University

”Writing Lab Approach to Language Instruction and Intervention”

Tom Nicholson, PhD.,

Massey University Auckland

”The ability to write a good summary – one of the most effective strategies in education”

Thierry Olive, PhD.,

University of Poitiers

”Regulating the Writing Processes: From Working Memory Demands to Writing Strategies”

Stephen T. Peverly, PhD.,

Teachers College, Columbia University Professor of Psychology and Education

”The Cognitive Correlates of Note-taking and Test-taking”

Gert Rijlaarsdam, PhD.,

University of Amsterdam

”Creative writing: from process analyses to testing courses”

Elaine R. Silliman. PhD.,

University of South Florida

”Leveraging Strengths in the Academic Writing of Students with LD”

Maria Brea Spahn, PhD.,

New York University

”Leveraging Strengths in the Academic Writing of Students with LD”

Janet Sturm, PhD.,

Central Michigan University, author “Closing the Gap”

”Developmental Writing Scale: Inform Instruction and Measure Outcomes for Students With Complex Learning Needs”

Izetta Thomas, M.ED

Early Childhood Behavior Specialist Coordinator for Columbus City Schools (OH)

”It’s Fine with Me! Fine Motor Activities at Home”

Rebecca Treiman, PhD.,

Washington University – St. Louis

”Learning to Write Words”

Luuk Van Waes, PhD.,

University of Antwerp

”Observing writing processes and typing transcription skills using keystroke logging”

Barbara Wise, PhD.,

University of Colorado

”Discover How Morphology and Etymology Impact Spelling and Vocabulary”

Bev Wolf, MS., ED,

National Trainer in Structured Literacy, Slingerland Institute Trainer, Orton-Gillingham

”An Introduction to Handwriting: Using the Slingerland Adaptation for Classroom Use of the Orton-Gillingham Approach”

January
21st–23rd

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