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Friday, October 18 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
From Early Identification to Prevention, and Promoting Resilience and Compensatory Skills in Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

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In this talk, I will cover a wide range of topics related to the science of dyslexia. I will discuss the latest research on the importance of early identification for preventing negative downstream effects of dyslexia and poor reading. I will also discuss protective factors, including key resilience and compensatory skills — linguistic, cognitive and social-emotional — that may help optimize outcomes in those with dyslexia and others who read poorly.

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Fumiko Hoeft

Professor & Director, University of Connecticut; University of California San Francisco
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, is a professor of psychological sciences, psychiatry and neuroscience, and director of the Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) at the University of Connecticut (UConn), and professor of psychiatry, Weill Institute for Neurosciences and Dyslexia Center at the... Read More →


Friday October 18, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 318-19