9:30 - 9:50 Welcome and Introductory Remarks - Dr Cristina Dye
Session 1 (chaired by Dr. Carolyn Letts)
9:50 - 10:20 Invited presentation: Dr Chloe Marshall (University of London) 'Phonological deficits in specific language impairment and developmental dyslexia: Towards a multidimensional model'
10:25 - 10:50 Dr. Joni Holmes (University of Cambridge) 'Disorders of working memory: Causes and remediation
10:50 - 11:05 Break
Session 2 (chaired by Prof. Martha Young-Scholten)
11:05 - 11:35 Invited presentation: Dr. Simone Gori (Universita di Padova) 'Attentional and Perceptional deficits are at the basis of Developmental Dyslexia'
11:40 - 12:00 Dr. Josephine Booth (University of Strathclyde) 'Do executive functions predict attainment for children with reading difficulties while taking account of co-occurring difficulties? A latent variable analysis'
12:00 - 12:20 Dr. Paul Engelhardt (University of East Anglia) 'Can dyslexic readers get off the garden path?: An eye movement study of syntactic ambiguity resolution'
12:20 - 1:20 Lunch
1:20 - 2:50 Keynote: Professor Michael T. Ullman (Georgetown University) 'SLI, dyslexia, autism, and other neuro-developmental disorders Insights from procedural and declarative memory' Introduced by Dr. Cristina Dye
2:50 - 3:05 Break
Session 3 (chaired by Dr Christina McKean)
3:05 - 3:35 Invited presentation: Professor James Law (Newcastle University) 'Does intervention work for children with primary language impairment?'
3:40 - 4:00 Dr. Lisa Marie Henderson (University of York) 'Learning and consolidation of new vocabulary in Autism Spectrum Disorder'
4:00 - 4:20 Dr. Meesha Warmington (University of York) 'Learning and Consolidation in Dyslexia'
4:20 - 4:45 Panel discussion and General Q & A
4:45 - 5:00 Closing Remarks - Dr Cristina Dye
All are invited for drinks and conversation in the Rendez Vous Bar located on site