31st Annual NOBIDA Symposium - Cuyahoga County
Starting 2/27/2020 at 6:30 PM and ending on 2/28/2020
Event Groups:
• Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities - OCECD Events

Two days of literacy events! Attendees welcome at one event or both!  

Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:00pm - 8:30pm

This networking event will feature a heavy hors d'oeuvres dinner hour followed by a Q&A panel discussion. Nancy Cushen White will open the evening with a presentation: Structured Literacy and the Potential Impact on School Districts. Her presentation will be followed by a panel discussion of Ohio administrators, educators, and experts led by moderator Jennifer LaHaie of Neuhaus Education Center. The discussion will be a candid conversation about how to utilize existing evidence based research to develop dyslexia screening, teacher training, and instructional support at state, district, and school levels. Panelists include:

=     Dr. David Brobeck, Associate Professor, Walsh University

=     LaMonica Davis, Principal, Helen Arnold Elementary, Akron Schools

=     Michelle Elia, Ohio Literacy Lead, ODE

=     Holly Robertz, Dyslexia Coordinator, Olentangy Schools

=     Dr. Nancy Cushen White, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, University of California at San Francisco

Friday Conference Keynote Speaker:

Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., CALT-QI, LDT, BCET?



Dyslexia and Related Reading and Language Difficulties and Multisensory Structured Language Instruction.


Click Here to view Dr. White's recent interview regarding the movement by some states to require cursive writing be taught in schools.

Friday, February 28, 2020 8:30am - 4:30pm

Registration opens at 7:45am to include continental breakfast and exhibitors. The all-day conference is appropriate for anyone looking for further in-depth understanding of struggling readers and the types of support and instruction all students need to be successful:

=     teachers and special education professionals of all grade levels

=     reading intervention specialists

=     ESL teachers

=     tutors

=     speech language pathologists

=     psychologists

=     parents

=     anyone who works with struggling readers of all ages


-- Discount price for first 100 professional registrants --

-- Contact hours earned for professionals --

-- CEU graduate credits available for Friday attendees --

-- 3 Parent information sessions available Friday --

International Dyslexia Association -- Northern Ohio

216.556.0883 [email protected] 



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