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PBIDA Annual Conference

PBIDA's 40th Annual Fall Conference on Reading, Literacy & Learning Disabilities

NEW Pittsburgh Area Simulcast at the Allegheny IU

October 20, 2018

Maryanne Wolf, Ph.D

for her first U.S. academic presentation following the release of her new book:

READER, COME HOME - The Reading Brain in a Digital World

Dr. Wolf will describe the reading brain's neurological circuitry and plasticity and what this tells us about reading development and reading instruction. She will talk about interventions for struggling readers and students with dyslexia and will discuss the importance of deep reading processes and the reading brain in a digital world.

 

 

 

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Keynote Speaker:  Maryanne Wolf, Ph.D.

Maryanne Wolf directs the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners and Social Justice at UCLA and is co-founder of Curious Learning: A Global Literacy Initiative. She is the recipient of multiple research and teaching honors and also authored Proust and the Squid: The Story of Science and the Reading Brain.