DVFriends Speaker Series

DVFriends Winter/Spring 2023 presentations:
Stay tuned for information on our upcoming speakers.

About DVFriends Speaker Series


DVFriends annual Speaker Series brings experts in the world of learning differences to our community. These speakers and the insights they share provide information and resources to our families, faculty, and staff. We also invite educators, professionals, and families outside of our school community to join these presentations as part of the outreach component of our school’s mission. In order for these sessions to be accessible to all, our speaker series events are always free and open to the public.

Past speakers include:

  • Larry Silver, M.D. on Dyslexia and ADHD
  • Journey Into Dyslexia film with Alan and Susan Raymond, and panelists: Tracy Johnson, Jeff Adams, Damien Fozard, Mary Katherine Ortale, Bill Keeney
  • Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D.
  • Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz
  • Rosalind Wiseman, Ph.D. on anti-bullying
  • Philip Schultz, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of My Dyslexia
  • Screenagers film with panelists: A. Michael Blanche, Bob Sager, Jason Seggern, Julien Crowe, Lisa Adams
  • Russell Barkley, Ph.D. on ADHD
  • Katherine Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. on student anxiety
  • Sarah Ward, MS, CCC/SLP on executive function (2014, 2016, 2021)
  • Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. on executive function
  • Anne Ford and John Richard Thompson on raising a child with a learning difference
  • Toby Tomlinson Baker, Ph. D. on college accommodations for LDs
  • Jerome Schultz, Ph.D. on ADHD and anxiety
  • Megan Fairchild, CALT on Orton Gillingham language remediation
  • Khalil Munir, one man show 1pound, 4Ounces
  • Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell on Unlocking the Strengths of the ADHD Brain
For additional information, contact Lisa Howell, Director of Marketing & Communications at [email protected].