DTI's Inaugural Virtual Dyslexia Advocacy Conference
  • September 11-29, 2023
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    Early Bird: Through July 2, 2023 - $99.00
    Early Bird: July 2 - September 11, 2023 - $150
    Late Registration: After September 12, 2023- $199

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    Conference FAQs

    Where do I need to go to attend the conference?

    The conference is completely online, so it is accessible from anywhere you have internet access that allows for video streaming.

    How long is the conference?

    The conference is three weeks: September 11-29, 2023

    Do you accept purchase orders (POs)?

    Yes! You can submit your PO by email to dyslexiaspec@gmail.com or fax to 619-517-0683

    What are the workshop topics and who are the presenters?

    • Overview of Dyslexia
    • Goals 101
    • Accommodations
    • Qualitative Assessments
    • Quantitative Assessments
    • Legislative Action Tips
    • College Transition
    • Case Law
    • Parent Panel
    • Dyslexia Simulation
    • IDEA 101
    • And more...

    Are the workshops live presentations?

    There will be at least 12 prerecorded workshops. You will have access to all the workshops 24 hours per day for the duration of the conference and you can view the workshops as many times as you would like. The presenters for each workshop will also be responding to the posted questions during the three weeks. There will be two live workshops, one will be our Dyslexia for a Day Simulation and one will be a Parent Panel. These will be interactive workshops. We will record the live presentations and post them on the conference site for those participants that were not able to attend the live sessions to view the recordings anytime until the last day of the conference.

    How long is each workshop?

    Each workshop will be between 60-90 minutes long. The length of each individual workshop will be posted in the workshop’s post, so you will know before you begin watching a workshop how long it will be. You can start and stop a video at any time, this way you can view it at your convenience.

    Are the workshops accessible after the conference dates?

    You will have access to the conference site for the duration of the conference only. You can view any workshop as many times as you would like until the last day of the conference.

    Will there be handouts available?

    Yes. You will be able to download the handout version of the presentations and any additional handouts on the conference site.

    Do you get a certificate for attending the conference?

    A certificate of completion will be provided for each workshop a participant views and completes the workshop evaluation. The certificate will include the amount of time for the individual workshop.

    Are there CEU’s or other credits available?

    We do provide a certificate of completion for each workshop. We also have partnerships with the following to offer credits/units: Yes, 1 graduate unit will be available from the University of San Diego. Stay tuned for more information.

    Do you give group discounts?

    Yes! For groups of five or more. Please email us at dyslexiaspec@gmail.com for more information.

    We are pleased to share with you a workshop from our Fall 2020 Dyslexia & Spelling Virtual Conference:

    How to Advocate for Spelling in a Spelling Instruction-Resistant World

    Presented by Kelli Sandman-Hurley and Tracy Block-Zaretsky

If you are interested in registering for graduate level extension credits through the University of San Diego, please click here. Please note you must also register for the course through the Dyslexia Training Institute by clicking on the “Continue to secure Registration” button above.
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