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PBIDA Annual Conference


Pennsylvania Branch of the IDA

39th Conference on

Literacy & Learning Disabilities


Date: Monday, October 9, 2017 (Columbus Day)

 Saint Joseph's University
    Maguire Campus
Merion Hall

 Keynote Speaker

Nancy Mather, Ph.D.

Elephant in the Room: What We Overlook Regarding Dyslexia


Nancy Mather is a Professor of Special Education at the University of Arizona in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies. She has also served as a learning disabilities teacher, a diagnostician, and an educational consultant. She has published numerous articles and books and conducts workshops on assessment and instruction for students with dyslexia both nationally and internationally. Dr. Mather is a co-author of the Woodcock-Johnson IV and has co-authored two books on interpretation and application of the WJ IV. Other recent books are Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention (Mather & Wendling, 2012), and Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors (Mather, Goldstein, & Eklund, 2015).