Welcome to Learning Disabilities Worldwide
Enriching the lives of individuals with learning disabilities around the world
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)
September 4-5, 2020 Location: online
Topic: Specific Learning Disabilities: Global Perspectives on Intervention and Instruction
September 2-3, 2021 Location: Portugal
Topic: The Content Areas: Increasing STEM access for students with SLD
September 1-2, 2022 Location: North America
Topic: Reading and Math: Advancing Academic Outcomes