"Contributions for bridging the gap between research, policies and practice –for people with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities"

The European Dyslexia Association, in cooperation with the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, LMU Munich., is happy to announce the European Dyslexia Autumn Seminars in Munich, Germany from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of October 2017.

Conference language will be English. 

Keynote presentations

The keynotes that we have received from our Keynote speakers can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.





Join us and take part of the following Keynotes, presentations and interactive posters!

Keynote Speakers


Professor Karin Landerl

Institut für Psychologie, Entwicklungspsychologie

University of Graz, Austria

Keynote title: 

Lexical processing in dyslexia

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Professor Franck Ramus

Professor Franck Ramus

Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, Institute of Cognitive Studies, Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, France

Keynote title

Are there visual problems in certain cases of dyslexia?

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 Professor Maggie Snowling

Professor Maggie Snowling

The President, St John's College, Oxford, England

Keynote title

Dyslexia and Language Impairment –same or different?

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 Professor Gerd Schulte-Körne

Professor Gerd Schulte-Körne

Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Director of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy

University of Munich, Germany 

Keynote title

Evidence based intervention in reading and spelling disorder

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Mara Westling Allodi

Professor Mara Westling Allodi

Department of Special Education, Stockholm University

Keynote title

International perspectives on support and inclusion for students with dyslexia and special needs

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Presenters and Interactive posters

See the full Programme for Autumn Seminars 2017 with a complete list of all our presenters and interactive posters. Download their abstracts in advance.

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Registration and lecture hall is at:

LMU Klinikum, Klinik und Poliklink für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie.
Nußbaumstraße 7, Munich. See it on google maps:


Our host, and the location of the General Assembly is at:

Klinik und Poliklinik der Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie
Klinikum der Universität München

Nußbaumstraße 5a, Munich


€175. Including 4 coffees and refreshments and lunch on Friday. NOTE: Social Dinner is NOT included in this fee.

Social Dinner

For a limited time we offer the ability to join the social dinner for an extra fee of €20.

The social dinner takes place on Friday, October 6th at 7:30 PM at the Löwenbräukeller, Nymphenburgerstr. 2, München



The restaurant is located 2km from the venue. A directional map can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/erA9AeoqxgB2

If you want to take the subway instead you should head to Sendlinger Tor subway station, 5 min from the Autumn Seminars. See directions here: https://goo.gl/maps/8au5tsT3BVB2

Take the U1 in direction Olympia-Zentrum to Stiglmaier Platz. The restaurant is just across the street in the intersection.



Soup: Pancake Strips in ox broth with chives

Main course

You choose between one of the following main courses

  • ½ crispy roasted Pork Knuckle in natural sauce served with dumpling and sauerkraut
  • Böfflamotte – Beef Pot roasted with bread dumplings with home-made red cabbage and cranberries
  • Two vegetarian options (not yet set)


Bavarian Cream with raspberry pulp and fresh mint in a jar.

Follow the reports for this years Autumn Seminars on Twitter. Use the hashtag #EDAautumnSeminars

Please note:

  • The European Dyslexia Association does not promote/endorse any products or services. Speakers are required to respect this in their presentation.
  • Oral presentations and workshops will be delivered in English.
  • Travel and accommodation must be covered by the participants and speakers themselves. 
  • As places for attendants are restricted (maximum 120), accommodation information and early registration is recommended.

Objectives of the EDA Community Summer Seminars:

  • to provide and exchange information between stakeholders responsible for people with Dyslexia, about future strategies
  • to raise questions, perspectives and answers for the creation of a Dyslexia-friendly Europe
  • to formulate common strategies in a kind of policy guidelines
  • to raise public awareness about the situation of people with Dyslexia

The summer seminars addresses people interested in dyslexia, preferably delegates of European dyslexia associations – (EDA Members).

Admission is €175, travel and accommodation are at charge of the participants.


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For more information about previous summer seminars, please see the submenues to this page for different years. 


Download this file (EDA Autumn Seminars-Mara.pdf)Keynote by Mara Westling Allodi 778 kB

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