Let's talk dyslexia - For parents, teachers and professionals

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The VRI

20 Queens Parade

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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Let's Talk Dyslexia Conference

Gippsland's first conference about dyslexia featuring international speakers. Encouraging awareness for dyslexics, their families, employers, educators and assisting professionals.

We've combed the region for extraordinary speakers, covering the most relevant topics for educator, parents and employers.


www.talkdyslexia.com.au


Speakers:

Rhonda Campbell

DIRECTOR & ADVISOR - BELFIELD

Rhonda has a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and a Specialist Certificate in Neuroscience Research. Starting in 1990, and now celebrating 28 years of meeting individual needs.

More than 4,000 families and 29 schools have received support and assistance from Bellfield Speech Pathology.

Rhonda has four grown children and now has two beautiful granddaughters. Rhonda shares the experience of all parents and grandparents who wish for the best possible educational outcomes for their children and grandchildren.

Shae Wissell

CEO & FOUNDER - DEAR DYSLEXIC

Shortlisted Telstra Business Woman of the Year, Shae Wissell is a passionate dyslexic advocate. She is a qualified Speech Pathologist with a master’s degree in Public Health and Health Administration.

In 2015, Shae established the Dear Dyslexic Foundation where she is the CEO and Managing Director. Shae is also a Doctoral Candidate researching the social and emotional wellbeing of those with dyslexia in the workplace and how they can be better supported through improved HR practices.

Prof. Gilles Richard

CIO & FOUNDER - DYSTECH

PhD. Computer Science, PhD Math, Gilles brings over 30 years of experience in artificial intelligence. He spent 10 years as Head of Innovation for the British Institute of Technology, UK with countless publications to his name. He is also Professor of Computer Sciences at Toulouse Uni. (France)

CIO & Co-founder at Dystech he is now focused on developing a new assessment tool for dyslexia using Artificial Intelligence techniques.


Program:

9:45 - 10:45 AM

Tea & Coffee | 15min

Introduction | 15min

What is Dyslexia & what can you do about it? | 30min
Rhonda Campbell
CEO, Bellfield

-------15-minute Break-----

11:00 - 12:45 PM

Dyslexia as an adult | 30min
Shae Wissell
CEO, Dear Dyslexic

Artificial Intelligence & Dyslexia | 30min
Prof. Gilles Richard
CIO, Dystech Australia

Audience Q&A | 25min


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20 Queens Parade

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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