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27th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities Registration Information

Global and Emerging Trends in Learning Disabilities
This conference will review the recent research on how students with learning disabilities are served in the general education setting. The focus is primarily on the emerging trends around socially just and equitable practices that ensure all students have the opportunity to reach his/her academic and social potential.

Friday and Saturday

September 6-7, 2019


The University of Houston

College of Education

Houston, TX

Conference Rate ends August 6, 2019

Call for papers


Summer Call

  • Accept through July 26.

  • Send out notices of acceptance August 1.


*Please be prepared to present either Friday or Saturday.


Dr. Teresa Allissa Citro


Conference Chairs

Dr. Kristi L. Santi

Dr. Angela C. Fain

Dr. Nicholas Young​

Information and links regarding Houston


The University of Houston benefits include:

  • is a short ride (under 30 minutes) from the two airports.

  • has the Hilton Hotel on campus - special rates are available.

  • has a metro line connecting the University to the Museum District, Medical Center, and Downtown

  • there are several restaurants on campus as well as a student run coffee shop.

  • on Friday’s anyone wearing red can eat at our dining hall (large variations in offerings) for a mere $5. Fridays are Cougar Red days on campus.


The City of Houston benefits include:

  • major airline hubs at allows many our international colleagues to get here with no connections.

  • sporting events: 

    • The 2017 Baseball World Series winners, the Houston Astros will be in town that weekend playing the Seattle Mariners.

    • The Houston Dynamo (our soccer team) has the potential to be playing that weekend although they have not yet released their schedule.

    • The Houston Texans, our American Football team, has the potential to be playing on Sunday. Schedules have not yet been released for the 2019 season. 

  • major Foodie attraction.

  • major attractions such as NASA (a short 30 minute drive south of Houston).