UNITE SPLD 2020

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 9:30 AM - Thursday, 25 June 2020 1:30 PM [SST]

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Wednesday, 24 June 2020 9:30 AM - Thursday, 25 June 2020 1:30 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)

6 Keynotes, 6 Themes, 7 Countries, 29 Presentations, 31 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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Post-event recording is now available, purchase a standard ticket below or email events@das.org.sg for more details.

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.

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

About 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

About 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

About 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

About 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

About 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.

About 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
  • Fintan O'Regan

    Vice Chairman of UKAP and a member of the European ADHD Alliance

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
  • Dr R. Malatesha Joshi

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

10:10 AM

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

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Dr Julie Washington

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

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
  • 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

11:20 AM

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

11:20 AM - 11:50 PM
  • Edmen Leong

    Director of Specialised Educational Services, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

11:55 AM

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

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
  • Deborah Hewes

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

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
  • Fintan O'Regan

    Vice Chairman of UKAP and a member of the European ADHD Alliance

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
  • Dr R. Malatesha Joshi

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

10:10 AM

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

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Dr Julie Washington

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

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
  • 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

11:20 AM

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

11:20 AM - 11:50 PM
  • Edmen Leong

    Director of Specialised Educational Services, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

11:55 AM

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

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
  • Deborah Hewes

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

12:30 PM

Plenary Session

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
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