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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Free Talk Monday, January 11th: The Typical and Atypical Reading Brain - Early Identification of Developmental Dyslexia

From the Win-PAC
Winchester Special Education Parent Advisory Council

December 9, 2016

Evidence from Behavioral and Brain Studies


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Developmental Medicine Center,
Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience
Boston Children's Hospital

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Dr. Nadine Gaab is an internationally-recognized researcher whose work focuses on auditory and language processing in the human brain and its applications for the development of typical and atypical language and literacy skills.

Dr. Gaab also is working on: possible pre-markers of developmental dyslexia in preschoolers and infants; identification of the underlying neural mechanism of comorbidity of dyslexia and ADHD; neural correlates of reading fluency; brain plasticity following sound- and music-based remediation programs for reading and language-impaired children; and musical training's influence on executive functioning, language, and reading.

When:   7:00pm Monday, January 11, 2016

Where: Winchester Public Library Large Meeting Room
                    80 Washington Street, Winchester, MA 01890

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Please direct any questions to Win-PAC Co-Chairs Donna DePriest (donna@winspecialedpac.org) or Pamela Cort (pamcort@winspecialedpac.org).

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