UNITE SPLD 2020

Wed, 24 June 2020, 9:30 AM - Thu, 25 June 2020, 1:20 PM [SST]

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Wed, 24 June 2020, 9:30 AM - Thu, 25 June 2020, 1:20 PM [SST]

The UNITE SPLD Conference seeks to bring together parents, teachers and practitioners working with children with specific learning difficulties and special educational needs. This conference will be showcasing research that covers aspects of behaviour, identification, early intervention, technology, multilingualism, assessment and much more for children and adults with special learning needs. Research and practical solutions will be presented in short, engaging and entertaining sessions and the chance to talk directly with researchers who are making a difference internationally. For more information on keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and speakers bios, please visit http://tinyurl.com/unitespld2020

Timezones: 9.30am (SGT) | 6.30pm (PST) | 9.30pm (EST)

5 Keynote, 6 Themes, 7 Countries, 29 Presentations, 36 Presenters

 

For Organisations and Corporate-sponsored registration please download the PDF here. Submit the form to events@das.org.sg an electronic invoice will be sent to you.

DAS Members (DAS Parents, DAS Alumni, Tertiary Students) - 10% off
RETA Members - 10% off
DAS Parents on Bursary - Complimentary

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ABOUT DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE (DAS) Our Mission: Helping Dyslexic People Achieve Our Goal: To build a world class organisation dedicated to helping dyslexic people, those with specific learning differences and reaching out to the region. Registered in 1991, the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) is today a vibrant social service organisation with over 240 full-time staff who provide a wide array of services for dyslexics not only in Singapore but in the region. DAS Educational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Specialist Psychologists provide support for over 3,000 preschool, primary and secondary school students in 14 centres all over Singapore. Besides the main literacy programme, DAS also offers support in Mathematics, Chinese, English Exam Skills and Speech and Drama Arts. Increasingly, DAS will provide support for dyslexics who also suffer from other specific learning differences such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyspraxia, dyscalculia and non-verbal learning differences.

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Fintan O'Regan
Vice Chairman of UKAP and a member of the European ADHD Alliance

Dr R. Malatesha Joshi
Ph.D., is a Professor of Reading/Language Arts Education, ESL and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University

Dr Julie Washington
Professor, Language and Literacy Initiative, Department of Educational Psychology - Georgia State University; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

Carol Allen
Education advisor for ICT and Inclusion, member of the DfE Assistive Technology Expert Group; a member of the BETT Advisory Team; a BETT Awards Judge and panel member

Edmen Leong
Director of Specialised Educational Services, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

Deborah Hewes
Assistant Director of Publicity and Publications at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore.

09:20 AM

Welcome to UNITE SPLD 2020

09:20 AM - 09:25 AM
09:25 AM

Conference Chair Opening Address

09:25 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Keynote 1: The Curious Case of ADHD

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:20 AM

Breakout Sessions

10:20 AM - 12:35 PM
09:00 AM

Welcome to Day Two

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM
09:20 AM

Conference Chair Address

09:20 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Keynote 2: Componential Model of Reading: Implications for the Assessment of Instruction of Dyslexia and Related Reading Problems

09:30 AM - 10:05 AM
10:10 AM

Keynote 3: Addressing the Literacy Needs of Children Who Speak Non-mainstream Dialects

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
10:45 AM

Keynote 4: Finding the Positives! How a pandemic has offered technology positives and reduced anxiety for many Dyslexic Learners?

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
11:20 AM

Keynote 5: A Literature Review of Empirical Studies on Reading Motivation and Struggling Readers

11:20 AM - 11:50 PM
11:55 AM

Keynote 6: Dyslexic Entrepreneurs in Singapore: The Incidence, Their Educational and Experiences and Their Attributes

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
12:30 PM

Plenary Session

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
09:20 AM

Welcome to UNITE SPLD 2020

09:20 AM - 09:25 AM
09:25 AM

Conference Chair Opening Address

09:25 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Keynote 1: The Curious Case of ADHD

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:20 AM

Breakout Sessions

10:20 AM - 12:35 PM
09:00 AM

Welcome to Day Two

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM
09:20 AM

Conference Chair Address

09:20 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Keynote 2: Componential Model of Reading: Implications for the Assessment of Instruction of Dyslexia and Related Reading Problems

09:30 AM - 10:05 AM
10:10 AM

Keynote 3: Addressing the Literacy Needs of Children Who Speak Non-mainstream Dialects

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
10:45 AM

Keynote 4: Finding the Positives! How a pandemic has offered technology positives and reduced anxiety for many Dyslexic Learners?

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
11:20 AM

Keynote 5: A Literature Review of Empirical Studies on Reading Motivation and Struggling Readers

11:20 AM - 11:50 PM
11:55 AM

Keynote 6: Dyslexic Entrepreneurs in Singapore: The Incidence, Their Educational and Experiences and Their Attributes

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
12:30 PM

Plenary Session

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM