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Programme and Schedule
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Thursday, 23 June 2016
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Arrival of Guest of Honour
9:00 am Welcome Address
9:10 am Speech by Guest of Honour
9:20 am Introduction & Research Sharing Session
Delayed Neural Commitment and Strengths in Dyslexia
Angela Fawcett

Moving Forward with Dyslexia Support in Singapore
Geetha Shantha Ram

Blessed by Dyslexia: The Educator's Role in Developing the Potential
June Siew

Reading and spelling gains following one year of Orton-Gillingham intervention in Singaporean students with dyslexia
Lois Lim
11:00 am Morning Tea Break
11:30 am Research Sharing Session (I)
Session 1: Early Identification and Intervention/Self Esteem Session 2: Reading Comprehension Session 3: Non-English Research
Self Evaluation of Children with Specific Learning Difficulties 
Albert Lee
Underlying skills related to reading comprehension weaknesses among English language learners
John Everatt & Amir Sadeghi
Investigation of Cognitive Factors Affecting the English and Filipino Reading and Spelling Literacy of Third-Grade Filipino Children
Akira Uno & Lhannie Estrera
Dyslexia and Drama in Education
Pushpaa Arumugam & Muzdalifah Hamzah
Reading Comprehension for Children with Hyperlexia - A Scaffolding Methods
Patricia Mui Hoon Ng
Screening and Intervention for Dyslexia in Indonesia - Developing the Lexipal Program
Kristiantini Dewi Soegondo, Purboyo Solek & Muhamad Risqui Utama
Helping kindergarten children at risk of dyslexia achieve school readiness in Singapore: Is the length of intervention related to outcomes?
Wong Kah Lai
Reading Comprehension Problems in Children with Dyslexia and Hyperlexia: Are They the Same? 
Boon Hock Lim
DALI: Dyslexia Assessment for Languages of India
Nandini Chatterjee Singh
Do Nursery Rhymes Benefit CHildren with Learning Disabilities? What Studies Show
Yang Wen-si
Effects of Font Properties on Reading Performance of Individuals with Dyslexia
Dr Tan Wah Pheow
Adaptation of Double-Deficit Hypothesis on reading and spelling difficulty in Japanese speaking children-Study on 3rd grade children
Akira Uno & Fumie Shibuya
1:00 pm Lunch and Networking
2:00 pm      Research Sharing Session (II)  
Session 4: Reading, Spelling  & Writing Difficulties
/Learning Strategies
Session 5: Dyslexia and Related Difficulties Session 6: Intervention
Use of the ubiquitous bottle caps to enhance phonological processing among struggling and poor readers
Dr Ong Puay Hoon
Understanding the Dyslexic Brain of children in Singapore
Kwok Fuyu
Improving the fluidity of whole word reading with a dynamic co-ordinated movement approach
Eleonora Palmieri
Teachers' Perceptions on the Effectiveness of a Process Genre Approach on the Writing Skills of Students with Dyslexia
Nur Alia Bte Salim
Dyslexia with attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A case study
Hani Zohra Muhamad
The Impact of Morphological Intervention on Spelling and Self Esteem in Adolescents with Dyslexia
Nicole Chua
Reading performance using ChromaGen lens II in dyslexia children with low and high visual stress levels
Sharanjeet Jaur & Mizhanim Mohamad Shahimin
Dyslexia and Chinese Language in Singapore
Priscillia Shen
Improving English exam skills for dyslexics in primary education in Singapore
Edmen Leong
The potential of working memory training on students with dyslexia
Christina Chia
Speech and Language Therapy helps Dyslexic Children achieve
Ho Shuet Lian
Evaluating the progress of dyslexic children on a small-group maths intervention programme
Rebecca Yeo
3:30 pm Afternoon Tea Break
4:00 pm Panel Discussion / Q&A
Dyslexia in the 21st Century
5:00 pm Close of Conference
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