PBIDA’s 41st Annual Fall Conference
on Reading, Literacy & Learning
in Conjunction with
The Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children
Saturday October 19, 2019
Reading and the Road to Resiliency
Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue, West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D., Author and Professor at Christopher Newport University
Steve Dykstra, Ph.D., Child Psychologist
Dean Bragonier, Founder & CEO NoticeAbility
Michael Hunter and Linda Farrell of Readsters®,
Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP
Kelly Butler, CEO of Barksdale Reading
New in 2019 – 2 Days!
Friday, October 18 & Saturday, October 19, 2019
Promoting Resilience in All Learners
Friday, October 18, PACEC Conference
Featured strands include:
• Youth Mental Health
• High Leverage Practices in Higher Education
• Legal Issues in Special Education
• Trauma Informed Practices
• Behavior Intervention
• and more
Friday Evening: PACEC and PBIDA President’s Reception, Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Featured Speaker: Steve Dykstra, Ph.D.
Reading and Trauma – How Do They Fit Together?
With recent and important focus on trauma and social-emotional learning, where do reading and
language fit? Right in the middle of everything, where they have always been. Learn why our
response to trauma and our efforts to improve social-emotional learning must incorporate language
and literacy, or we’ll always come up short.
PBIDA and PACEC are two of Pennsylvania’s premier organizations providing information and supporting students with diverse
needs. Our new collaboration presents an outstanding educational opportunity for teachers, school administrators, parents,
psychologists, speech and language pathologists, tutors, pre-service teachers, attorneys, and advocates.
The International Dyslexia Association, Pennsylvania Branch (PBIDA) is a non-profit that champions individuals with dyslexia and all students learning to read.
The Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children (PACEC) is a professional association of educators
dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities through advocacy, standards, and
Options for attendance include Friday only, Saturday only, Friday full day with Saturday a.m., or two full
days. The Friday night awards dinner and presentation can be purchased as an addition to any option.
To receive the most information and best value, attend both days.
Add Friday night’s dinner and presentation for the full experience.
QUESTIONS: Please contact email@example.com or 610-527-1548.
Registration is final. Refunds and cancellations will be handled on a case by case basis. Please contact Diane@pbida.org
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