Learning Disorders

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Assessing Communication Skills of Young Children with Multiple Disabilities/Sensory Impairments: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Presenter: Deborah Chen, Ph.D.

Affiliation: California State University, Northridge

Date: August 6, 2010

Length: 1:17:54

Summary: Designing interdisciplinary assessments of communication skills, including identification of the contributions of different disciplines.

Social Skills Training in High-Functioning Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Important Issues and Future Directions

Presenter: Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute CEDD

Date: April 28, 2010

Length: 1:25:48

Synopsis: Dr. Solomon discusses her current research and community efforts in social skills training of adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders at the MIND Institute.

From Research to Culturally Responsive Practice: Addressing the Needs of Dual Language Learners

Presenters: EunMi Cho, Ed.D. & Vera F. Gutierrez-Clellan, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Sacramento State University & San Diego State University

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:13

Summary: Patterns of typical/atypical bilingual acquisition in Latino and Korean English language learners that inform development of culturally responsive interventions.

Students with Intellectual Disabilities go to College: Opportunities for Higher Education in California

Presenter: Olivia Raynor, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 53:22

Summary: Trends, common challenges and program options in higher education for students with intellectual disabilities as a pathway to independent living, meaningful employment and community participation.

Presenter: Ann Graybiel, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Date: October 8, 2008

Synopsis: Graybiel Abstract »

4PM Lecture: Learning and Memory Mechanisms of the Basal Ganglia
4PM Length: 1:23:40

6PM Lecture: Our Habitual Lives: How the Brain Makes and Breaks Habits
6PM Length: 1:40:41

The Power of Parent Training

Presenter: Danielle Liso, Ph.D., BCBA

Affiliation: Empowered Quality Parent Training

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:11:35

Early Interventions for Struggling Readers

Presenter: Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Florida State University

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:28:39

The Linguistic Basis of Reading Disabilities

Presenter: Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Florida State University

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:07:40

New Theory of Mind Investigations on the Remediation of Language Processing Deficits: A Review of the Science with Promising Possibilities

Presenter: Paul Worthington, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Systems

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:21:13

Imagery-Language Connection for Language Comprehension and Thinking: An Overview of Visualizing and Verbalizing and Talkies

Presenter: Nanci Bell, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Systems

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:12:30

Reading Fluency Interventions: What Works and Why

Presenter: Marcia Davidson, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Maine

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:10:50

Keynote: Functional Brain Imaging Studies of Reading and Reading Disabilities

Presenter: Guinevere Eden, D.Phil.

Affiliation: Georgetown University Medical Center

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:10:08

The Role of Imagery and Verbal Comprehension, Hyperlexia, and Autism

Presenter: Nanci Bell, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:24:46

Beyond Competence: Achieving Independence and Self-correction in Reading and Writing

Presenter: Barbara Wise, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Center for Spoken Language Research

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:12:00