2020 VIRTUAL Central Texas Dyslexia Conference Global Possibilities

The 6th annual Central Texas Dyslexia Conference will be held virtually this year!  Each year the event brings together parents, educators,  and community leaders to learn how to best support the academic and emotional needs of students with dyslexia.

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Give Today to Support Dyslexic Learners!

AISD’s annual conference brings together leaders in education, teachers, researchers, parents, dyslexia therapists, advocates, and other professionals to learn how to best prepare students with dyslexia to develop their strengths, overcome their obstacles, and be prepared for global possibilities. Putting research into practice, equipping educators with the knowledge and resources they need, and incorporating a strengths-based approach is critical in helping students build the motivation, resilience and self-confidence needed to reach their full potential inside the classroom and beyond.

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Help students with dyslexia and related learning differences excel in the classroom. Funds raised for the Central Texas Dyslexia Conference will enhance the education of dyslexic students by providing resources and skills to transform learning in the classroom. Your investment in the 2020 Central Texas Dyslexia Conference will educate parents and teachers about dyslexia and what we can do together to support student success.

Every Donation Makes a Difference!

You can help! Donations of any amount keep this conference free and open to the public while shining the spotlight on best practices for dyslexic students. 

Conference Details

Keynote Presentations by 

Kate Griggs Founder and CEO of Made by Dyslexia In May 2017 Kate Griggs and Sir Richard Branson launched ‘Made by Dyslexia’ a new global charity led by successful dyslexics. The charity’s purpose is to help the world properly understand and support dyslexia; working with experts, psychologists and successful dyslexics to develop campaigns and tools which explain dyslexic thinking.


Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan, Ed.D, Director of Valley Speech Language and Learning Center. Dr. Cardenas-Hagan is a Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist, a Certified Academic Language Therapist, and she authored the Esperanza program: a  Spanish multisensory structured language approach for reading, writing, and spelling.  She also works with Texas Institute for Measurement Evaluation and Statistics at the University of Houston. 

Presentations by:

Dr. Sharon Vaughn Executive Director, The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Jennifer Petrich, PH.D. Neuroscience “The Literacy Doctor”

Emily Binks-Cantrell, Ph.D. Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development

Nathan Clemens, Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin

Terrie Noland, Learning Ally

Cherry Lee, Texas Education Agency

International Dyslexia Association Austin

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Rosanne Dominguez

We are in this together!

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The Academic Language Therapy Association is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2020 Central Texas Dyslexia Conference!

Daphne Corder

In honor of those teachers who dedicate their lives to helping our students with dyslexia.

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