Register for Our 2019 Conference!


IDA-UMB’s 45th Annual Conference
Friday, April 5th (8:30 – 4:00)

 

Attend ON-LINE or JOIN US LIVE at:
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel & Conference Center
3131 Campus Drive, Minneapolis MN   55441

 

ATTEND YOUR WAY:   The conference can be attended LIVE in Minneapolis or ON-LINE from anywhere you live!

TRACKS FOR EVERYBODY:   There are breakout sessions throughout the day that are fit for Parents, Teachers, Tutors and Advocates!   See the conference schedule below to pick out *your* track.   You can advance your understanding of dyslexia, grow your education on reading, learn about the hottest products to help people with dyslexia, learn how to bring technology into your home or classroom, or so much more!

EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITIES:   We’re showing the documentary film “Normal Isn’t Real” at our conference, which is still exclusively in theaters and special showings through the United States!   You can’t see this powerful film any other way than at our conference!

DON’T WORRY, WE’RE RECORDING IT!:   As always, we’re recording every speaker throughout the day so you can watch any session you missed anytime you want all the way thru June 30, 2019!   And, for those of you who choose the ON-LINE option, we’re working on a way to allow you to watch the film from your home, too!

TEACHERS – EARN YOUR CEU’S:   Earn CEU hours for any session you attend live *or* watch on-line … or, earn CEU’s by watching our recordings in the comfort of your home or office!

PRICED RIGHT:   You get *all* of this for our lowest ticket prices in five years!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE NOW!

(And if you want to cut your ticket costs further, get a big discount by becoming a Member of IDA-UMB!   BECOME A MEMBER)

 

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & EVENTS:

Still making updates, but here’s a sneak peek!

Time Main Auditorium Breakout Room 1 Breakout Room 2 Breakout Room 3 Breakout Room 4
8:30 – 8:45 WELCOME and OPENING REMARKS
8:45 – 10:15 KEYNOTE:  

SCOTT HOLDMAN

Hope Over Heartache – A Dyslexic’s Journey of Crying, Creativity & Conquering

See Scott at TEDx

10:30 – 11:45 Sue Hegland:

Understanding the Why’s of Spelling

Lillian Stewart:  

Creating Stronger Readers with Syllable Instruction

Donna Micklewright:

Wilson Reading System 4th Edition Overview: What’s New & Enhanced?

(NOTE:  This is a Product Presentation)

FILM SCREENING:  

Normal Isn’t Real – Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD

See the Trailer

11:45 – 1:00 LUNCH

Provided by IDA-UMB!

IDA-UMB:

Annual Members’ Meeting

1:00 – 2:15 To Be Announced Tracy Block-Zaretsky:

The Mantra – Needs Drive Goals, and Goals Drive Service (Goals for an IEP)

Sue Christenson:

Orton-Gillingham & Technology

(NOTE:  This is a Product Presentation)

FILM SCREENING:  

Normal Isn’t Real – Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD

See the Trailer

Kari Bucholz & Scott Holdman:

Growing Hope – The Pathway to Cultivating Transformational Leaders

2:30 – 3:45 To Be Announced Tracy Block-Zaretsky:

A Simulation of Dyslexia

Marnie Ginsberg:  

3 Activities a Day to Keep Reading Difficulties Away

(NOTE:  This is a Product Presentation)

FILM-MAKER Q&A:

Q&A with FILM-MAKERS of “Normal Isn’t Real”


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