OLLU to hold Woolfolk Conference on Oct. 28 with focus on dyslexia

The Elizabeth Carrow Woolfolk Professional Development Conference, “Dyslexia Through the Lens of Language: Intervention and Strategies,” will take place Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Chapel Auditorium. The conference will examine the acquisition of reading and writing in children and how dyslexia can affect their overall literacy skills.

The OLLU Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Harry Jersig Speech-Language-Hearing Center and Continuing Education Office present the Woolfolk Conference every two years. The conference is dedicated to promoting research in child language disorders and advancing the treatment of children with language and learning disabilities. The conference is named for benefactor Elizabeth Carrow Woolfolk, PhD, a nationally recognized expert in communication disorders who has developed a comprehensive set of tests to evaluate oral and written language comprehension and expression. She established OLLU’s communication disorders program more than 50 years ago and continues to be an active supporter of the program.

For more information on attendance fees and registration, click here to view flyer.