7:30am Vendor and Booth Set-up

8am Exhibitors open for conference attendees to visit

8:30-9:15am Conference Welcome

AISD 504 Dept, AISD Trustee Amber Elenz, AISD CFO Nicole Conley (Location: Main Hall)

9:15-10:15am Keynote with Dr. Michael Hart "Dyslexic Advantages and the Social Emotional Equation" (Main Hall)

10:15-10:30am Break

10:30-11:30am Featured Speaker Dr. Jennifer Petrich "Overcoming Executive Function Impairment" (Main Hall)

11:30-12:15pm Featured Speaker Dr. Sharon Vaughn "Reading Strategies That Work" (Main Hall)

12:15-1:15pm Lunch Break

1:30-2:15pm Breakout Sessions:

  • Panel: Dyslexia and the Transition to Middle School (Main Hall)

  • Dr. Sarah Powell “Math Strategies For The Dyslexic Brain” (Multi-Purpose Room)

  • Assistive Technology Demonstration (Learning Ally and Bookshare) Facilitated by Kiker 3rd Grade Teacher Kristy Mathieu (Blackbox Theater)

  • Assistive Technology Demonstration (Google Apps, Extensions, Fonts, Add-ons) Presented by Sharon McMichael and Kevin Hodges (Dance Studio)

2:15-3pm Break Out Sessions:

  • Tiffany Sunday "Dyslexia’s Competitive Edge: How Dyslexics Will Rule The Future" (Main Hall)

  • Dr. Sarah Powell “Math Strategies For The Dyslexic Brain” (Multi-Purpose Room)

  • Chris Cordell “STAAR Accommodations for Dyslexics” (Blackbox Theater)

  • Assistive Technology Demonstration (Google Apps, Extensions, Fonts, Add-ons) Presented by Sharon McMichael and Kevin Hodges (Dance Studio)

3-3:30pm Award Ceremony for AISD Reading Specialists and Closing Remarks - Leandra Trevino (Main Hall)