Save the date for our 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans! January 27th - 30th, 2022

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for Our Science To Practice (S2P) Virtual Forum!
October 6th - 8th, 2021

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All times are in Eastern Standard Time

Wednesday, October 6

6:00pm-7:00pmOpening Keynote: Psychological Science in Education Contexts: From Intervention to Prevention
Dr. Frank Worrell
7:15pm-8:15pmDiagnostic Assessments are Important to Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities

Panel Discussion: Traci Arway, Ron Benner, Lynn Goss, Clinton Smith, and Paula Woodard

With an Introduction by NEA President Becky Pringle

Thursday, October 7

9:00am-11:00amLiteracy is a Basic Human Right: Knowledge about the Reading Brain Can Propel It
Dr. Maryanne Wolf
2 APA/NASP CEUs
9:00am-11:00amIdentification of Dyslexia Among Multilingual Learners
Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
9:00am-11:00amMicroaggressions: Negative Impact and Positive Solutions
Dr. Noma Anderson 
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
11am-11:30amBreak
11:30am-1:30pmCulture and Assessment: Implications for Specific Learning Disability Identification
Dr. Lisa A. Suzuki and Dr. Noreen Stewart
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
11:30am-1:30pmEquitable Care for Children with Neurodisabilities: A Biopsychosocial Lens
Dr. Varleisha D. Gibbs
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
11:30am-1:30pmEquitable Access to Instruction, Intervention, and Identification
Panel Discussion: Dr. Jaumeiko Coleman, Dr. Tim Odegard, Dr. Paul Morgan, and Dr. Tracy Weeden
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
1:30pm-2:00pmBreak
2:00pm-4:00pmKnowns, Unknowns and Best Practices in Cognitive Assessment of Diverse Populations
Dr. Craig Frisby
2 APA/NASP CEUs
2:00pm-4:00pmEquitable Assessment in SLD Identification with English Learners
Dr. Samuel Ortiz
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
2:00pm-4:00pmThe Neurobiology of Bilingualism and Language Disorder Identification 
Dr. Monica Oganes
.2 ASHA CEUs

2 APA/NASP CEUs
4:00pm-4:15pmBreak
4:15pm-5:00pmAward Presentation

Friday, October 8

9:00am-11:00amAccommodation Recommendations in SLD Evaluations: Focus on Evidence and Equity
Dr. Benjamin J. Lovett
2 APA/NASP CEUs
9:00am-11:00amRacial and Ethnic Differences in IQ Test Scores: The Case for Environmental and Social Justice!
Dr. Lawrence Weiss
2 APA/NASP CEUs
9:00am-11:00amDisproportionality in SLD Identification and Eligibility
Dr. Monica McHale-Small, Dr. Percell Whittaker, Dr. York Williams
2 APA/NASP CEUs
11:00am-11:30amBreak
11:30am-1:30pmPsychological Assessment and the Importance of Context with Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons
Dr. Kurt Choate and Dr. William Bryant
2 APA/NASP CEUs
11:30am-1:30pmThe Inclusion of Students with LD in the Arab World: Is RTI the Answer?
Dr. Gad Elbeheri
2 APA/NASP CEUs
11:30am-1:30pmIdentifying Deficits in SLD Identification Methods: Equity in Neurodiversity
Dr. Scott Decker
2 APA/NASP CEUs
1:30pm-2:00pmBreak
2:00pm-4:00pmImproving Educational Outcomes for SLD: The Whole Child Approach for Advancing Equity
Dr. Antoinette Miranda
2 APA/NASP CEUs
2:00pm-4:00pmBeyond Psychometrics: Interpreting Data within Culture, Context, and Differing Perspectives
Dr. A. Jordan Wright
2 APA/NASP CEUs
2:00pm-4:00pmRacial and Ethnic Biases in Cognitive-Achievement Relations
Dr. Daniel Hajovsky and Dr. Steven Chesnut
2 APA/NASP CEUs
4:15pm-5:15pmClosing Keynote