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Winter Workshop, A Virtual Event 
Deciphering Dyslexia, Through a Special Education Lens
February 8-10, 2023
10 AM-3:45PM (CST)
$300 CASE Members  $400 Non-CASE Members
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February 8th, Sponsor Showcase     
 
Dr. Jack Fletcher
February 9th
 Dyslexia: A Scientific Understanding 
Comprehensive Evaluations for Special Education: Best Practices for Identifying SLD
Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D., is Research Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, at the University of Houston, where he served as an Associate Professor (1985-1989) and Cullen Distinguished Professor (2006-2021). A board-certified child neuropsychologist, he has completed research on many issues related to neurodevelopmental disorders (learning disabilities and pediatric brain injury), including definition and classification, neurobiological correlates, and intervention. The author of over 400 papers and three books, Dr. Fletcher directs a NICHD-funded national learning disability research center and has been funded on program projects on spina bifida and math disabilities in addition to numerous investigator-initiated grants from NIH and NSF. He was the 2003 recipient of the Samuel T. Orton award from the International Dyslexia Association, a co-recipient of the Albert J. Harris award from the International Reading Association in 2006, and a past president of the International Neuropsychological Society in 2009. Dr. Fletcher also served on the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education in 2002.
 
 
Dr. Mitzi Brammer
Structured Literacy Intervention that Addresses Dyslexia
Mitzi Brammer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an associate professor in the Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences department at Saint Louis University. Her research interests include language and literacy, interprofessional practice, inclusive practices, and resilience. She has published and presented on these topics across the world. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Brammer worked as a speech-language pathologist, then as a special education administrator who supervised a variety of staff. Before retiring from K-12 education, she was a literacy area coordinator and oversaw reading and writing programming for Tier II and Tier III levels of intervention.
 
Dr. Betsy Hill February 10th
The Science of Teaching Meets the Science of Learning
Betsy Hill is president of BrainWare Learning Company, an organization that builds learning capacity through the practical application of neuroscience. She is an experienced educator and has studied the connection between neuroscience and education with Dr. Patricia Wolfe (author of Brain Matters) and other experts. She distilled the essential principles of neuroscience for educators in a course called From Synapses to Strategies. She is a former chair of the board of trustees at Chicago State University and teaches strategic thinking in the MBA program at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management where she received a Contribution to Learning Excellence Award. She received a Nepris Trailblazer Award for sharing her knowledge, skills and passion for the neuroscience of learning in classrooms around the country. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and an MBA from Northwestern University.
 
Dr. Matt Burns
Implementing Science-Based Practice in Schools for Screening and Treating Dyslexia
Dr. Matthew K. Burns is the College of Education Herbert H. Schooling Professor and a Professor of Special Education at the University of Missouri. He is also the Director of the Center for Collaborative Solutions for Kids, Practice, and Policy, and Co-Director of the Missouri Partnership for Educational Renewal. Dr. Burns has published over 200 articles and book chapters in national publications, and has co-authored or co-edited 15 books. He is a Past Editor of School Psychology Review and Assessment for Effective Intervention. Dr. Burns is one of the leading researchers regarding the use of assessment data to determine individual or small-group interventions, and has published extensively on response to intervention, academic interventions, and facilitating problem-solving teams. In addition, Dr. Burns was also a practicing school psychologist and special education administrator before becoming an academic, and served on the faculty of the University of Minnesota for 10 years and Central Michigan University for 5 years. He received the 2020 Senior Scientist Award from Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.
 
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