2014 Afternoon Sessions

Special Guest Presentation

Friday afternoon, June 27

From Genes to Reading: What’s New on the Horizon and Will It help Dyslexics
Dr. Albert Galaburda


Afternoon Sessions
Wednesday, June 25 - Thursday, June 26

Brain Diversity: Visual Thinkers Using Visual Technologies, Thomas G. West, author of Thinking Like Einstein and In the Mind’s Eye

Disabilities:  Their Power and Promise, Valerie C. Haven, UMass and the University of Southern Maine

Dyslexia and Co-Occurring Disorders in Higher Education: Looking through the Lens of Legal, Research, and Commonsense Practice for Answers, Dr. Manju Banerjee, Vice President and Director of the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training, and Dr. Loring Brinckerhoff, Director of the Office of Disability Policy at Educational Testing Service 

Emotional Intelligence, Efficacy & Success, Professor David R. Katz III, Executive Director of Organizational Development, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY

The Four Domains of Learning: a Comprehensive Model for Assessing and Addressing Student Barriers to Learning,  Dorothy A. Osterholt and Sophie Lampard Dennis, Landmark College Professors

Paving the Road to Self-Advocacy for College Students, Michaelene Cronin, Executive Director of the Curtis Blake Center, and Lorri Comeau, Disabilities Services Provider, UConn

Preparing Students with Disabilities for Success at CollegeElizabeth C. Hamblet, Learning Specialist, Columbia University

Physical Education and Cerebrodiversity: Designing Physical Education Lessons for Students with Unique Learning Needs, Dr. Rebecca Shangraw, Landmark College Physical Education Department Head

Supporting Strengths: The Power of Curious Questions, Deb Berigow, Lyn Sperry, and Ruth Wilmot, Landmark College Professional Certified Coaches

The Teaching Brain: A New Paradigm for Teaching Using the Complex Learner Perspective, Vanessa Rodriguez, Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education