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Programme for the Summer Seminars 2023

Please note that changes to the programme may occur down the road. 

Day one

Friday, June 30

11:30 – 13:00 – Main hall


Registration and refreshments

13:00 – 13:15 – Main hall

Opening Ceremony

EDA and San Marino representants

13:15 – 13:35 – Main hall

News from EDA 

News from EDA projects and working groups

13:35 – 14:25 – Main hall

Keynote 1

“Life Perspectives on Dyslexia: Listening to Students”

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Professor Ruth Falzon

14:25 – 14:45 – Main hall

Paper presentation 1

“Dyslexia in Adulthood: A Better Comprehension for a Better Inclusion in University and Workplace “

Audrey Mazur

Matthieu Quignard, Laboratoire CNRS ICAR, Université de Lyon; FR

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee break

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15:15 – 15:35 – Main hall

Paper presentation 2

“Dealing with Dyslexia in Educational Institutions – Affected Individuals’ and Teachers’ Perception”

Sophie Jung & Jasmin Zielonka

Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany

15:35 – 15:55 – Main hall

Paper presentation 3

“Learning to learn, enhancing one’s strategies with DSA students at high school “

Dott. Massimo De Donno

CEO Genio Net, Italy

15:55 – 16:45 – Main hall

Keynote 2

“High Achieving Dyslexic Adults: Implications for Theory and Practice”

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Professor David McLoughlin

16:45 – 17:15 – Main hall

Panel discussion

Keynote speakers from the day

Chair: John Rack


City walk

The walk takes about an hour.

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Social dinner

Only pre-booked participants. Bring your ticket!

Pre-booked only!

Day two

Saturday, July 1

9:00 – 9:50 – Main hall

Keynote 3

“The Genetics of Dyslexia”

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Professor Silvia Paracchini

9:50 – 10:10 – Main hall

Paper presentation 4

“A Neuroplasticity Perspective on Dyslexia: The Imagery-Language Connection – From Theory To Practice”

Angelica Benson
Lindamood-Bell, USA

10:10 – 10:30 – Main hall

Paper presentation 5

“Learning a foreign language for dyslexic learners

Nina R. Kledal

University of Copenhagen, DK

10:30 – 11:00 – Main hall

Coffee break

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11:00 – 11:50 – Main hall

Keynote 4

“Rhythm-based Telerehabilitation for Dyslexia: Evidences and Future Perspectives”

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Professors Alessandro Antonietti & Alice Cancer

11:50 – 12:10 – Main hall

Paper presentation 6

“Exploring the Use of Video Game Technology to Engage Children aged 7-11 with Dyslexia in the Classroom”

Hannah Lewis

Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK 

12:10 – 12:30 – Main hall

Paper presentation 7

“Dyslexia Policy and Practice – A Dutch Perspective”

Karin Jahromi


12:30 – 14:00 – Main hall

Networking lunch break and interactive poster session

Learn more about the posters and download abstracts

Poster wall

14:00 – 14:50 – Main hall

Keynote 5

“Perspectives on Dyslexia, Past, Present and Future: An Attempt to Square the Circle”

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Professor John Rack

14:50 – 15:30 – Main hall

Panel discussion

Keynote speakers from the day.

Taking Home Message

Chair: Giacomo Stella

15:30 – 15:45 – Main hall

EDA informs

Upcoming projects and activities


15:45 – Main hall

Closing ceremony


15:45 – 16:30 – Main hall

Coffee and refreshments

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16:15 – 17:30 – Room to be announced

General Assembly (hybrid)

EDA member organisations representatives only

Member organisations that can’t join in person should use link provided in the EDA newsletter to join remotely.

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