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28th Annual World Congress

September 4-5, 2020


Specific Learning Disabilities:

Global Perspectives on Intervention and Instruction
This conference will highlight the recent research on evidence-based interventions and instruction that ensures all students have the opportunity to reach his/her academic and social potential.



Key Note Speaker

Dr. R. Malatesha Joshi

Title of Talk

Componential Model of Reading:

Implications for the Assessment

of Instruction of Dyslexia and

Related Reading Problems

​​R. Malatesha Joshi, Ph.D., is a Professor of Literacy Education and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, and the Editor of Reading and Writing and the monograph series Literacy Studies. He has over 125 publications in high-impact journals and has published 21 books relating to literacy development. He has received numerous national and international awards such as Erasmus Mundus fellowship and has been invited as a senior research scholar in various countries. Dr. Joshi also has received many state, federal, and international grants totaling more than 15 million dollars. Because of his research contribution, Dr. Joshi was selected as the 2017 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), their highest award that exemplifies the highest standards of excellence. In 2019, he received the honorary award from the Association of Reading and Writing in Asia for 'extraordinary contribution to understanding literacy around the world'.

​​Each day the conference will run during the times posted below with different speakers and a breakout room for the student poster session.
Where:  Online via Zoom
               Link to the conference provided upon paid registration.
Time:     7:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST (USA)
              14:00 PM - 18:00 PM (Germany)

LD Basics

Upcoming Conferences

September 4-5, 2020      Location: online

Topic: Specific Learning Disabilities: Global Perspectives on Intervention and Instruction

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