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Nancy Cushen White, a dyslexia research specialist from University of California-San Francisco, discusses dyslexia and the benefits of structured literacy during her keynote speech for the second annual Neurodiversity Symposium Sunday in the Campus Center. White discussed Dyslexia and the benefits of structured literacy. White went through all 44 phonetic sounds within the English alphabet. The conference was sponsored by the Center for Neurodiversity, Learning and Wellness. / photo by Katie Pyne

Event discusses dyslexia education

Educators, doctors and other experts on the subject of dyslexia hosted workshops on dyslexia, literacy, and teaching methods as part of the second annual Neurodiversity Symposium Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom and various classrooms.  Niki Elliott, clinical faculty member of special education and co-director of the Center For Neurodiversity, Learning, and Wellness, began the […]

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Associate Professor of Education Patricia Taylor and Visiting Professor Niki Elliott, co-directors of the Center for Neurodiversity, Learning and Wellness, introduce Adam Larsen’s film “Neurotypical: normal is a cycle on a washing machine” Monday in Morgan Auditorium. The film featured autistic people talking about their views on social norms dictated by neurotypical people. / photo by Celeste Drake

Panel challenges notions of normal

Members of the ULV community gathered Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium to watch the film, “Neurotypical: normal is a cycle on a washing machine,” by Adam Larsen, presented by the Center for Neurodiversity, Learning, and Wellness, which centers on the experiences of people with autism.

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