Cynthia Curry, MSEd, Director of the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center) at CAST explores the origins of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and its core concepts.
Katie Russell, San Francisco Unified School District, Past Chair Community Advisory Committee (CAC), Julia Martin and Alida Fisher relay their experience with advocacy on the district and state level and how
Makayla Halbower, a student herself, and author of a book called Dyslexia Rules!, shares her journey in navigating life with learning differences beginning in first grade to the present (6th grade), including
Robert L Hendren, DO, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Co-Director of the UCSF Dyslexia Center discusses the frequency with which anxiety co-occurs with ADHD and/or learning disorders.
In this workshop Thomas Maffai, MA , Innovate Public Schools, Senior Research and Policy Lead and lead writer and facilitator Amanda Machado show how to advocate for changes to policies and practices in order