Autumn Seminars 2019

Programme

Picture of the printed programme

We are happy to present the preliminary programme for the Autumn Seminars.

Please note that changes to the programme can occur. Keep yourself updated via our twitter, facebook, newsletter and on this page.


Friday, September 27
Time   Event Location Remarks
11:30 – 13:00  

Registration and refreshments

Lobby, House N
13:00 – 13:30  

Opening Ceremony

IKEA-salen, house N
14:00 – 14:30  

News from the AAC

Prof. Franck Ramus, Prof. Gert Schulte-Körne from the EDA Academic Advisory Committee
IKEA-salen, house N
14:30 – 15:00  

Coffee break

IKEA-salen, house N  
15:00 – 15:30  

Presentation 1

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden

"Bridging the gap"

IKEA-salen, house N  
15:30 – 16:00  

Presentation 2

The National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools (SPSM)
IKEA-salen, house N  
16:00 – 16:45  

Keynote 1

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

“Prevalence of developmental dyslexia: a comparison between dsm5 and icd11 criteria”

IKEA-salen, house N  
16:45 – 17:00  

Discussion

IKEA-salen, house N  
19:00 –  

Social Dinner

Only for those with prepaid tickets (€18 for the dinner not included in the conference fee. Drinks are not included.)
Restaurant 4 krogar, Vattentorget, Växjö  

Saturday, September 28
Time   Event Location Remarks
9:00 – 9:45v  

Keynote 2

Gerd Schulte-Körne, University of Munich, Germany

"Emotional and behavioural problems in dyslexia: the relevance for diagnosis, treatment development and accessibility"

IKEA-salen, house N  
9:45 – 10:15  

Presentation 3

Dyslexia and Inclusive Education – The Scottish Context – A collaborative project (Government- Education Scotland and Dyslexia Scotland)
IKEA-salen, house N  
10:15 – 10:45  

Coffee break

IKEA-salen, house N  
10:45 – 11:15  

Presentation 4

"Dyslexia and Inclusive Education- A Swedish example from secondary school"

IKEA-salen, house N  
11:15 – 12:00  

Keynote 3

Jakob Åsberg, University of Gothenburg and Queen Silvia Children' hospital

"Dyslexia and accessibility: the importance of considering comorbidity"

IKEA-salen, house N  
12:00 – 13:30  

Networking lunch Break and Interactive Poster session

Lobby, House N  
13:30 – 14:00  

Dyslexia, Web accessibility

Eileen Healy, University Limerick, Ireland

Discussion about Dyslexia friendly fonts

IKEA-salen, house N  
14:00 – 15:00  

Project presentations and discussions

Presented by different member organizations
IKEA-salen, house N  
15:00 – 15:30  

Panel Discussions

IKEA-salen, house N  
15:30 –  

Coffee and Interactive Poster Session 2

IKEA-salen, house N  
15:45 – 17:15  

General Assembly

Member organisations only.
IKEA-salen, house N  

Sunday, September 29
Time Event Location Remarks
9:00 – 9:45  

Keynote 4

John Rack, Linnaeus University, Sweden

"Assistive technology for writing: Progress and possibilities"

IKEA-salen, house N  
9:45 – 10:15  

Presentation 5

Sofie Carnewal, Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, Gent, Belgium

"Challenges for reading and spelling in elementary school: Summer learning loss in Flanders"

IKEA-salen, house N  
10:15 – 10:45  

Coffee break

IKEA-salen, house N  
10:45 – 11:15  

Presentation 6

Melissa Scagnelli, Università IULM, Milano, Italy

"An inclusive reading course for dyslexic adults. Effectiveness measures through ad hoc tests and standardised tools"

IKEA-salen, house N  
11:15 – 11:45  

Presentation 7

Alexa von Hagen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

"Foreign language attainment of children/adolescents with poor literacy skills: A metaanalysis"

IKEA-salen, house N  
11:45 – 12:15  

Presentation 8

Göran B. W. Söderlund, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Sogndal, Norway
"Benefit of auditory- and visual noise stimulation in children with attention- or reading disabilities"
IKEA-salen, house N  
12:15 – 13:00  

Panel discussions, conclusions and closing ceremony

IKEA-salen, house N