UnITE SpLD 2018 is a three-day programme which includes practical workshops and learning centre visits on Day 1, and a conference on Days 2 and 3. Participants can sign up for the full UNITE Experience (3 days) or just the Conference (Days 2 and 3).

 

Venue

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Registration Form

Sponsorship Packages

Conference Schedule

 

Pre Conference*

08:30 PRE- CONFERENCE Registration Open - REX HOUSE LEARNING CENTRE
09:00  Lecture Room 1  Lecture Room 2
09:30 Main Literacy Programme Chinese Programme
11:00 Speech & Language Therapy  Maths Programme
14:30 "DAS LEARNING JOURNEY"
16:00 END OF PRE-CONFERENCE DAY

*This pre-conference event is open to Conference Attendees only. It is an additional event for those who would like to experience the unique teaching methods DAS uses when supporting students with learning differences. DAS also offers the opportunity to visit some Learning Centres.


PRE REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE is available @ REX HOUSE Learning Centre 73 Bukit Timah Rd, #05-01 Rex House on Wednesday, 20 June 2018!


Conference Day 1

08:30  CONFERENCE DAY 1 - LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE @ 11 Eunos Road 8 - Near Paya Lebar MRT
09:30  Welcome Address
09:45 Keynote Presentation 1
Technology Advancing Education

by Geetha Shantha Ram, Dyslexia Association of Singapore
10:15 Keynote Presentation 2
Profiling Children at-risk for Language, Literacy and Learning Difficulties in Heterogeneous Bilingual Populations

by Mary Lee Lay Choo, Susan Rickard Low, Tng Siok Keng, Elizabeth J. Teh, National University of Singapore  
11:00  Breakout Session (A)
Stream 1: Research
Stream 2: Practical Research
Stream 3: Teaching Practical Workshops
Stream 4: Parent Workshops
12:45 Lunch
13:40 Research Poster Exhibition
14:15 Keynote Presentation 3
Exploring Assistive Technology to Support Students with Dyslexia. Introducing Possible Solutions.

by Wong Meng Ee, Deborah Chua, National Institute of Education
15:05 Breakout Session (B)
Stream 5: Research
Stream 6: Practical Research
Stream 7: Teaching Practical Workshops
Stream 8: Parent Workshops
16:55 CLOSE DAY ONE

Conference Day 2

09:00 CONFERENCE DAY 2 - LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE @ 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601
09:30 Performance by DAS Speech and Drama Arts (SDA) programme Students
10:00 Keynote Presentation 4
Relationships Between Language and Literacy Development and Academic Self-Efficacy and Resilience
by John Everatt, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
10:45 Breakout Session (C)
Stream 9: Research
Stream 10: Practical Research
Stream 11: Teaching Practical Workshops
Stream 12: Parent Workshops
12:00

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Geetha Shantha Ram
Panel: Angela Fawcett, John Everatt, Wong Meng Ee, Siang Lee

13:00

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

14:30 INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES NETWORKING MEETING (By invitation only)
16:00 CLOSE OF NETWORKING MEETING

Conference Day 2 - Private Session for International Guests

The International Session is only for invited International Guests. If you are an International participant who would like to attend this session, please email unite@das.org.sg.

 

Tickets (EARLY BIRD EXTENDED TO 22 MAY 2018!)

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Purchase tickets here: unite2018.eventzilla.net