Dyslexia symposium to be held March 21

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The UCSF Dyslexia Center, Department of Psychiatry, and non-profit organization Dyslexic Advantage will present "Dyslexia Beyond Reading: Memory, Cognition, Expertise, and Innovation," a scientific symposium on recent advances and future directions of research into dyslexic cognition on Friday, March 21 at UCSF Mission Bay.

The symposium will feature talks and presentations with potential implications for our understanding of dyslexia by leading experts, including Psychiatry faculty members Robert Hendren, DO, and Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, as well as UCSF Memory and Aging Center director Bruce Miller, MD. Experts will also answer questions on dyslexic cognition posed by accomplished adult dyslexic individuals.

The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited to 250. To sign up for updates and find out more, visit the symposium website.

 

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