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Online registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome on the day of the conference.


IDA Austin invites you to join us for our annual conference on February 29, 2020 at the Austin Marriott South. We are excited to feature two engaging keynote speakers.  

Charles Haynes, EdD, CCC-SLP, is Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Haynes teaches courses in spoken and written language disorders and in language, culture and cognition for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program and the Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) Program for Reading Specialists. Dr. Haynes is the author of From Talking to Writing, which is now in its second edition. He will be presenting on From Talking to Writing:Word & Sentence Level Strategies for
Supporting Writing and Comprehension.
A copy of From Talking to Writing is included in the cost of registration.

Jennifer Hasser, M.Ed. is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer in the field of reading and dyslexia. She is the founder and Executive Director of Kendore Learning, which provides training, curriculum, and materials to educators across the nation. Jennifer’s passion for education began in the high school behavior disorder classroom, where she was awarded Special Education Teacher of the Year. Ms. Hasser will be presenting on The Memory Connection: Multisensory Strategies for Boosting Students’ Working Memory Throughout Phonics Instruction.

Here’s a sneak peak of what you can expect from Ms. Hasser’s engaging, hands-on session.



6 CEUs/CPEs available.


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