The day's first presentation begins at 1 p.m. with Dr. Karen Vickery and Dr. Terri Zerfas, who will explore Helping Students with Written Expression. Vickery is director of the Learning Therapy Center at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and a member of the faculty at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Zerfas, also is a member of the faculty at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, an instructor at the Learning Therapy Center at SMU and coordinator of the SMU Diagnostic Center for Dyslexia and Related Orders.
Dr. Maryanne Wolf will close out the lecture series with a presentation on Implications of the Reading Brain for Learning in the Digital Age from 4-6 p.m. She is the John DiBaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, director of the Center for Reading and Language Research and a professor in the Department of Childhood Development at Tufts University.
Dr. Thomas knows to arrive at the station by 3 p.m. If you need any additional information, please feel free to contact me. Thanks, as always, for letting us come and promote WTAMU programs and events.
- 2012 Lecture Series
- 1-6 p.m.
- Alumni Banquet Facility
Parent/Teacher Workshop Series
Northwest Amarillo Public Library
6100 SW 9th Ave., Amarillo
October 1st, 6-7 p.m.
Understanding Online Resources to Maximize Success
November 5th, 6-7 p.m.
Understanding Learning Disabilities / Dyslexia
December 3rd, 6-7 p.m.
Assessment of Learning Disabilities / Dyslexia