Friday, February 15, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM EST
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The Southport School 
214 Main Street
Southport, CT 06890

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Dr. Hallie A. Buckingham 
The Southport School 

Community Lecture Series

The Dyslexia Foundation Live Simulcast Conference-UCLA

"Dyslexia and Literacy: Understanding Executive Functions, Language, and Reading"
Friday, February 15

Light snacks will be provided throughout the day.  Feel free to bring a bag lunch if you are coming for the day.  You can also walk to Southport village for a "grab and go" quick bite (Spic and Span, Sammy's Southport Pizza, The Sono Baking Co. & Cafe) or sit and eat at The Horseshoe or The Grey Goose.  All within walking distance to TSS.

Conference Agenda:
(Register below for specific workshops or for the whole day of presentations)
11:30 AM- 11:40 AM EST
Dr. Benjamin Powers

11:40 AM – 1:00 PM EST
“Neurobiological Underpinnings for Executive Functions”
Dr. Laurie Cutting

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM EST

1:20 PM – 1:35 PM EST
Einstein Award – Presenter: Claudia Koochek
Recipient: Dr. Maryanne Wolfe

1:35 PM – 2:40 PM EST
Executive Functions: Genetic, Behavioral, and Assessment Considerations”
Dr. Eric Willcutt

2:40 PM – 3:40 PM EST
“Oral Language, Working
Memory, and Executive Functions” Dr. Bonnie Singer

3:40 PM – 4:40 PM EST

4:40 PM – 6:00 PM EST
“Classroom Strategies that facilitate Executive Functions”
Dr. Kelly Cartwright