2017 Stern Center Symposium Series

Symposium Series

All workshops are NASP Approved.

Language the Missing Piece of Academics
March 10, 2017

Participants in this workshop will learn about the structure of language, the role that language plays in reading, writing, and math, how it is assessed, and activities to promote language development.


Technology Based Interventions for the Learner with Language and/or Executive Function Based Disabilities
March 24, 2017

This "Bring Your Own Device" workshop will highlight the low-tech to high-tech tools that are out there designed to support the struggling reader and writer.

The Eyes Have It: Understanding the Cognitive Processes involved in Silent Reading
May 19, 2017

Participants will learn what readers’ automatic eye movements reveal about questions that are fundamental to assessing and teaching reading. Also, we will learn how these research findings inform central challenges in reading instruction such as developing reading accuracy and increasing reading fluency. Finally, we will examine behavioral indicators of problems with orthographic and phonological processing that might appear during a reading assessment.
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