Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Don Compton

The Schenck School, in partnership with The Dyslexia Resource and the Georgia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA-GA), presents an evening with Dr. Don Compton, Professor of Psychology and Education at Florida State University and Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research, one of the most distinguished research institutions in the country dedicated to exploring all aspects of literacy research.

Dr. Compton's presentation, Competing Perspectives on Dyslexia: The Science, the Media, the Individual, is a rare opportunity to hear from one of the world's leading researchers in the field of reading and dyslexia. 

This event currently is full but you can REGISTER HERE (below) to be added to the wait list. 

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Dr. Don Compton


Dr. Compton earned a PhD from Northwestern University's School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a specialization in learning disabilities. His research involves modeling individual differences in the development of children's reading skills and the identification and treatment of children with learning disabilities. Dr. Compton has over 80 peer-reviewed publications and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Scientific Studies of Reading, Reading Research Quarterly, and Exceptional Children.

Evening Details:

Thursday, September 20

7:00 - 8:15 p.m.

Schenck School Activity Center
282 Mt. Paran Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
The School is on the corner of Mt. Paran Road and Powers Ferry Road. Please use the Powers Ferry Road entrance. Overflow parking is available at St. John United Methodist Church, 550 Mt. Paran Road, with shuttle service to and from The Schenck School.

The Schenck School thanks the International Dyslexia Association Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) for partnering for this event. The IDA-GA's mission is to raise dyslexia awareness and disseminate research-based information related to dyslexia, the reading process, and interventions for struggling readers. The IDA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, scientific and educational organization committed to creating a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need. 

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