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25th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities

Dr. Teresa Allissa Citro
Dr. Matthias Grünke
Dr. Gloria Campbell-Whatley
Dr. Nicholas Young
Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel
Session 1

A Review of Reading Interventions for Elementary English Learners With Learning Disabilities


Richard Boon (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

Spelling Error Analyses of Native German-Speaking Students and of their Immigrant Classmates


Christin Cöppicus (University of Cologne, Germany)

Session 2

Visual Literacy, Creativity, and the Teaching of Argument


James Shivers (University of Connecticut, USA)

Writing Process Needs of Graduate and Professional Students with LD

Elena Kallestinova (Yale University, USA)

The Role of Omani Teachers in Screening for Learning Disabilities in Early Grades: An Examination of the Learning Disabilities Diagnostic Inventory


Mahmoud Mohamed Emam (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)

Session 3

Micheline Malow (Manhattanville College, USA)

Vance Austin (Manhattanville College, USA)

Ellis Barowsky (Manhattanville College, USA)

Session 4

Mack Burke (Texas A& M University, USA)

Richard Boon (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

Vincent Connelly (University of New Hampshire)

Session 5

Promotion of Reading at an Inclusive School through Peer-Tutoring


Susanne Hisgen, Turid Knaak, Karolina Urton, Tatjana Leidig, Thomas Hennemann, & Matthias Grünke (University of Cologne, Germany)

Improving Writing Skills through Peer-Tutoring in Secondary Schools


Matthias Schulden (University of Oldenburg, Germany)

Codes to Unlocking Student Success


Heather Daponde (Westfield Public School, USA)

Who`s in? The Necessity of a Multi-Perspective View on Social Participation in Classrooms


Yvonne Blumenthal & Stefan Voß (University of Rostock, Germany)

Session 6

Creating a Learning Disability


Lois Letchford (University at Albany, USA)

Inclusive School Climate in German Schools


Karolina Urton, Jürgen Wilbert, & Thomas Hennemann (University of Cologne, Germany)

Progress Monitoring of the Social-Emotional Situation: Measurement Invariance over Time of a Modification of the SDQ


Stefan Voß (University of Rostock, Germany) & Markus Gebhardt (University of Dortmund, Germany)

Session 7

Factors of Mathematical Development in Preschool Children


Alissa Sale, Annika Schell, Ute Koglin, & Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg, Germany)

Embedded Instruction: An Effective Intervention to Foster Math in Preschool Childhood? First Results of an RCT Study


Alissa Sale, Annika Schell, Ute Koglin, & Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg, Germany)

Session 8

Peer-Tutoring in Math – First Experiences and Results of an Implementation Project in German Schools Disabilities


Jens Heinrich & Conny Melzer (University of Cologne, Germany)

Promoting Diversity Awareness regarding Exceptional Students in Graduate Courses


Ellen L. Duchaine (Texas State University, USA)

Session 9

Manju Mohanty (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India)

Karobi Das (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India)

Session 10

IQ-Achievement Discrepancy for Identification of Disabilities in Spanish-Speaking English Learners


Kristi Santi (University of Houston, USA)

How many Correct Digits do Omani Fourth Grade Students Compute and in how many Minutes? Are they Good Enough


Mahmoud Mohamed Emam (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)

"Olympic Arithmetical Games“: Conception and Results of a new Program in Secondary Schools in Germany


Carolina Käter, Carolin Reinck, Julia Rensing (University of Oldenburg, Germany), Conny Melzer (University of Cologne, Germany), & Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg, Germany)

Session 11

Attitudes toward ADHD


Jan Dahrendorff (Saint Leo University, USA)

The Effects of a Graphic Organizing Strategy on the Opportunity of Children with Learning Problems to Benefit from Museum Visits

Marko Sperling, Matthias Grünke, & Christin Cöppicus (University of Cologne, Germany)

Check-In Check-Out and Urban Males with Disabilities


Gloria Campbell-Whatley (University of North Carolina, USA) & Sue McKinney (Old Dominion University, USA)

Session 12

Legislative History of Special Education in Greece


Ioanna Tsiriotakes (University of Crete, Greece)

Vincent Connelly (University of New Hampshire, USA)

Kerstin Nobel (University of Cologne, Germany)

Matthias Grünke (University of Cologne, Germany)

Session 14

A Systematic Review of the Effects of Graphic Organizers on the Writing Performance of Students with Learning Disabilities


Richard Boon (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

Inspiring & Engaging Diverse Learners through Poetry


Lois Letchford (University at Albany, USA)

Session 15

Strength-Based Treatment Options for Depression and Anxiety in Individuals with Learning Disabilities


Ashley Adamski & Haley Scott (American International College, USA)

Teachers‘ Viewpoints on Criteria for Evaluating Stories Written by Fifth Graders


Carsten Klöpfer & Matthias Grünke (University of Cologne, Germany)

Neuropsychological Profile on the WISC-IV and academic performance of 43 Argentinean children with Dyslexia in comparison to children with Dyslexia and ADHD


María Cecilia Agost Carreño (Fundación para la Lucha de las Enfermedades Neurológicas en la Infancia, Argentina)

Teachers Prepared for Inclusion: Reflections from Secondary Teachers


Ellen L. Duchaine, PhD Texas State University

Raymond J. Reynosa, EdD Texas State University

The Influence of Special Education Courses: Teacher Perceptions


Ellen L. Duchaine, PhD Texas State University

Raymond J. Reynosa, EdD Texas State University


Do the Math: Achieving Academic & Social Success in Students Diagnosed with Developmental Dyscalculia through Inclusion of a Virtual Environment - Benealia D. Carter

Surviving and Thriving in the Content Area Classroom - Lisa Maddox, Joanne Hildreth, & Michelle Elwell

Virtual Schooling for K-12 Students with Learning Disabilities: Increasing Awareness and Encouraging Development of Online Education - Cheryl Noel

Connecting with Collaborative Consultation to Improve Inclusion - Michaela Rice

Leading with strength: Music and movement for the young student with a learning disability - Eric Ventura

RTI in Preschool: Responding to Risk for Learning Disabilities in Integrated Preschool Settings - Sue O’Reilly-McRae

Improving General Education Teacher Attitudes Concerning Inclusion - Karen Ruiz - Coming soon!

Hand-Held Success: Self-Video as a Learning Tool - Michelle Winston

Construction and norming diagnostic battery tests of verbal and non-verbal learning disabilities - Mohamed M. Taha & Hosny Z. Elnagar

Student Learning Profiles: Successful Strategies for Struggling Learners and Students with Learning Disabilities to Access Curricula - Lynne M. Celli & Nicholas D. Young

Making Diverse Students Feel Welcome: Encouraging Well_Being in Students with LD - Nicholas D. Young, Elizabeth J. Bienia, & Anne E. Mead

Partnering with Families: Collaboration Strategies that Benefit Students with Learning Disabilities - Nicholas D. Young & Elizabeth J. Bienia

Cultivating College Connections: Creating Socially-Savvy Students with LD in Secondary School - Christine N. Michael & Nicholas D. Young

Restoring Inclusion through Restorative Justice: Innovative Strategies for Inclusion of Students with Learning Disabilities in General Education Settings - Antigoni Lively

Whole Group Differentiated Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom - Lisa Maddox & Joanne Hildreth - Coming soon!


Easy as PIE: Preview, Infuse, Evaluate, Academic Vocabulary - Lisa Maddox & Amanda Maddox

Collaboration and Universal Design for Learning: Keys to Making Inclusion Work - Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos

Anxiety in Schools: Teaching Self-Regulation Skills and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques to Learning Disabled Students - William M. Fogel

Implementation of Conditioning Protocol to Increase Attending Behavior with a 14-Year Old Student Diagnosed with Comorbid Disorders - Justin Delgado


Increasing Self-Regulation and Resiliency around School Stress and Testing: Can Mindfulness Training Help Elementary School Students?Jennifer Simon & Dr. Mikki Malow


Codes to Unlocking Student SuccessHeather Erin Daponde

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