Landmark Exhibiting and Presenting at IDA Conference
Landmark School will be exhibiting and presenting at the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) annual conference October 24-27, 2018 in Connecticut.
"IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more." -IDA conference website
We Know What We Know, So What Do We Do Now? Implementing Best Practices in All Schools
Bob Broudo has worked at Landmark School since the beginning, in 1971. He is now Headmaster of Landmark School. Bob will be speaking on a panel which will explore the "latest in dyslexia research and its implications for interventions in school during this interactive discussion with distinguished researchers and educators. Attendees will learn what research is teaching us about dyslexia, the role of research in school-based interventions, and why interventions should be aligned with research." (IDA Conference Description)
Conference Topic: How Social Communication Skills Impact Reading Comprehension and Written Expression
Linda is a certified speech-language pathologist who has been practicing since 1988. Throughout her career, she has worked in clinical and public school settings, evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Linda joined Landmark High School as the expressive language program director in 1994, transitioning into a consultation role in this program in 2003. Linda has also been a Landmark Outreach Program faculty member since 1996, consulting to public schools, as well as teaching face-to-face and online graduate-level courses. Her expertise is in child and adolescent expressive language disorders with a particular focus on social communication skills.
Conference Topic: Develop Number Sense with Multisensory Interventions
Chris has been with Landmark School since 1986. He is a graduate of Middlebury College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and he is currently the mathematics department head at Landmark Elementary•Middle School. Chris has published several articles through the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. His latest book is entitled Multiplication and Division Facts for the Whole-to-Part Visual Learner. Chris is one of our most popular presenters who travels around the country and the globe, sharing his innovative method of teaching multi-modal math instruction.
Conference Topic: How’s Your Lexicon? Developing Vocabulary in Social Studies
Bruce Miller has worked at Landmark School for 30 years and is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences. His topics relate to making social studies curriculum accessible to students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. Bruce is the head of Landmark's Elementary•Middle School social studies program. During his tenure at Landmark, he has acted as a teacher, residential team leader, academic advisor, and coach of wrestling, soccer, and various intramural sports.
Conference Topic: Study Skills: Strategies to Support Executive Function
Kate has more than 10 years of nonprofit development and management experience. Prior to joining Landmark in 2013, she worked for national, education-focused nonprofits. Kate teaches a variety of language arts and study skills courses at Landmark High School. She also serves as a grant writer for Landmark Outreach, as well as assistant director of the Summer Institute. Kate holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond, a master’s of public administration from New York University, and a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College.