|8:00-8:30||Registration and breakfast of juice, coffee, muffins, breads, and doughnuts|
Morning Conference Sessions
|8:30-8:40||General welcome from Mount Mercy University and Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Board with a light breakfast provided|
|8:40-8:45||Introduction of keynote: Denise Little, President of the Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association|
|8:45-10:15||Keynote Adults: Dr. Susan Assouline, Director of the Belin-Blank Center, presenting on the Social-emotional Needs of our Students.
8:30-9:20 Keynote Students: Dr. Jennifer Rasmussen, Words of Wisdom from someone twice exceptional.
9:25-10:15 Keynote Students: Using technology to create presentations, presented by the Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research
|10:15-10:30||Break: Check out the raffle items and vendor room!|
|11:45-12:00||Break: Check out the raffle items and vendor room!|
Lunch Presentation: video viewing of St. George’s – From Crisis to Calm: a video created from visits at St. George’s in England. This urban school went from a “fail” school to the “top 2%” of schools in England. Same student population, different teacher attitudes with a focus on direct teaching of reading skills, mindfulness, and executive function. Video presentation only, breakout session is offered to give an update.
|1:00-1:15||Break: Check out the raffle items and vendor room!|
Afternoon Conference Sessions
|2:30-2:45||Cookie Break: Last chance to check out the raffle items and vendor room!|
|4:00||Pick up raffle items at registration table|
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