HELIX Conference

Karen Erickson, Ph.D.

  • September 1st, 2017
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It is Possible: Comprehensive Approaches to Literacy for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Monday, November 13, 9:00am-4:30pm

  • Karen Erickson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, a Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the Yoder Distinguished Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Erickson is a former teacher of children with significant disabilities. Her current research addresses literacy and communication assessment and instruction for students with significant cognitive disabilities. She is an associate director of the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortia. Karen is co-developer of the Tar Heel Reader online library of accessible books for beginning readers and several other assistive and learning technologies.

Center for Literacy and Disability Studies: http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/clds

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