USM to host dyslexia symposium

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The 17th annual DuBard Symposium on Dyslexia and Related Disorders is scheduled Sept. 18-19 at the university of Southern Mississippi.

The symposium is sponsored by the DuBard School for Language Disorders and the International Association Method Task Force in partnership with the USM Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach.

Keynote speakers include David Chard, dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University, and Julie Masterson, professor of communication sciences and disorders at Missouri State University.

For more information, including fees, or to register, call 601-266-4186 or go online at www.usm.edu/dubard-training .

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