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Originally Broadcasted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

What do you know about dyslexia?

There are fun facts like “Pablo Picasso and Leonardo da Vinci were dyslexic.”

And then there is information that can directly impact your classroom. What do you need to know to help your students unleash their full potential, both in and out of school?

Watch our upcoming webinar, “Read Their Minds: An Update on Dyslexia Research and Brain-Based Remediation” to get caught up on the latest dyslexia research. Learn useful facts that will help all learners with dyslexia make soaring gains!

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month! Join us to discover the latest research on cognitive, genetic and processing differences associated with dyslexia. Learn about new research on early identification. Most importantly, join this webinar to learn about brain-based proven interventions that enable learners with dyslexia to reach their highest potential.



01:00 The Reading Brain 

08:06 The role of executive function in reading

11:20 Updated view on the Simple View of Reading (SVR)

12:40 Reading impairments versus dyslexia – what is the difference?

14:20 Dyslexia – a historical perspective

18:10 Dyslexia – the education definition

19:45 Dyslexia a multi deficit approach

30:38 Perceptual and cognitive level differences

33:12 Phonological & orthographic deficit theories

38:00 Importance of early intervention

40:20 Individual differences – Each child is unique

43:50 The role of Neuroscience Technology

About the Speaker
Dr. Martha Burns is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University and has authored three books and over 100 journal articles on the neuroscience of language and communication. Dr. Burns’ expertise is in all areas related to the neuroscience of learning, such as language and reading in the brain, the bilingual brain, the language to literacy continuum, and the adolescent brain. Dr. Martha Burns is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Director of Neuroscience Education for Scientific Learning Corporation.