2003

November

Dyslexia & the Arabic script. Annual Meeting of the Welsh Dyslexia Project

Invited Speaker

2004

March

Devising a diagnostic tool for Arabic dyslexics: 6th International Conference of the British Dyslexia Association

Poster Presentation

November

Role of morphological sensitivity among Arabic speaking dyslexic children: 55th International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference

Speaker

November

Role of morphological sensitivity among Arabic speaking dyslexic children: 55th International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference

Speaker

December

Dyslexia in Arabic: Policy and good practice: Paper presentation, Ministry of Education

Invited Speaker

2005

February

Dyslexia in Egypt. Paper presentation, 5th International Conference of the Egyptian Learning Disabilities Association

Invited Keynote Speaker

November

Role of morphological sensitivity among Arabic speaking dyslexic children: 55th International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference

Speaker

November

Role of morphological sensitivity among Arabic speaking dyslexic children: 55th International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference

Speaker

December

Dyslexia in Arabic: Policy and good practice: Paper presentation, Ministry of Education

Invited Speaker

2006

March

Computer-based screening & assessment of dyslexia in Arabic: The Kuwaiti experience: 5th Dubai International Rehabilitation Forum

Speaker

November

Contribution of phonological & morphological processing skills to reading development among dyslexia and non-dyslexic speakers of Arabic: IDA’s 57th Annual Conference

Speaker

November

How can teachers help: Strategies for teaching children with dyslexia: International Conference on Learning Disabilities

Speaker

2007

November

Literacy and dyslexia in Arabic: IDA’s 58th Annual Conference

Speaker

2008

March

Dyslexia & Inclusion: 5 signposts for Success: Dubai 4th Rehabilitation Forum

Speaker

March

Challenges of dyslexia assessment in Arabic: Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs (ADVANCE) 8th Annual Conference

Speaker

March

Comparisons of reading skills in Arabic speaking children with and without learning difficulties: 7th International Conference of the British Dyslexia Association,

Speaker

May

Dyslexia: Research to practice: Prince Salman Centre for Disability Research,

Invited Speaker

October

Comparisons of reading skills in Arabic speaking children with and without learning difficulties: IDA’s 59th Annual Conference

Speaker

2009

March

Specific learning disabilities in Arabic: Symposium at the American University in Cairo

Invited Speaker

March

Challenges of SpLD assessment: Lessons from Arabic: ADVANCE 9th Annual Conference

Speaker

March

Learning Disabilities in Arabic: Symposium, 3rd International Conference on Disability & Rehabilitation

Invited Speaker

October

Specific learning Disabilities in Arabic: Assessment & Intervention. Workshop & lecture at the 3rd International Conference of the GCC countries

Invited Keynote

November

Dyslexia identification and intervention: Lessons from Arabic: Symposium, IDA’s 60th Annual Conference

Speaker

November

Seminar on Dyslexia manifestations on Arabic. Invited presentation at Dyslexia Association of Singapore,

Invited Speaker

2010

March

University Students with specific learning difficulties: An Integrated Model of Support. Zayed University 4th NASPA-Gulf Conference, Dubai

Invited Keynote

March

Learning Disabilities & Inclusion: Creating a Positive Future. Keynote lecture. ADVANCE 10th Annual Educational Conference.

Invited Keynote

May

Dyslexia in Arabic: Identification & Intervention. Invited symposium given at

Invited Keynote

May

Learning Disabilities: Research and Practice. 4th GCC Learning Disabilities Conference

Invited Keynote

October

Learning Disabilities & Inclusion: The Way Ahead. 4th GCC Learning Disabilities Conference

Invited Keynote

October

Dyslexia: Meeting the needs of teachers. IDA’s 61st Annual Conference

Speaker

2011

March

The Inclusion of Individuals with Learning Disabilities: Policies & Procedures. 1st International Conference on Persons with Disabilities

Invited Keynote

May

Assessment Criteria for LDs in Arabic. Arabic GCC Learning Disabilities Conference

Invited Keynote

October

Literacy skills of Arabic speaking mainstream students and students with learning disabilities.

Invited Speaker

November

Motivating Students with Dyslexia: Tips for Teachers. IDA’s 62nd Annual Conference

Speaker

2012

May

Learning Disabilities and Intervention: An integrated approach. 2 Day Invited keynotes at the 5th GCC Arabic Learning Disabilities Conference

Invited Keynote

September

Inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities. 10th International Symposium on Dyslexia: Brazilian Dyslexia Association.

Invited Keynote

November

Motivation and dyslexia: The way ahead. IDA’s 63rd Annual Conference

Speaker

2013

June

Learning Disabilities amongst Arabic speaking children and adults. Symposium presented at the 37th Annual Internal Academy for Research on Learning Disabilities’ Conference

Speaker

2014

January

Dyslexia in Arabic. Moroccan Association of Teachers of English 34th Annual Conference

Invited Keynote

March

Motivating students with Learning Disabilities. Kuwait PEAK Educational Conference 2014

Invited Keynote

March

Utilizing Assistive Technology to support students with learning disabilities. A workshop in Arabic for the 2nd International Conference on: ICT serving disabilities and learning difficulties

Speaker

November

Motivating students with dyslexia: Tips for teachers. IDA’s 65th Annual International Conference

Speaker

2015

March

Dyslexia in Arabic: Assessment & Intervention. Aspire for Education 2nd Conference (Academic Support: Cooperation for success)

Invited Keynote

October

Motivating students with dyslexia: Strategies for teachers. IDA’s 66th Annual International Conference

Speaker

2016

October

Motivating students with dyslexia: Tips for teachers. IDA’s 67th Annual International Conference

Speaker

November

Learning Disabilities in Arabic. 10th GCC LD Conference

Invited Keynote

2017

October

Dyslexia in English. MENA SEN 2017 Conference

Invited Keynote

November

Motivating students with dyslexia: Tips for teachers. IDA’s 68th Annual International Conference

Speaker

November

Learning Disabilities in Arabic. 11th GCC LD Conference

Invited Keynote

2018

April

Motivating Students to Learn

Invited Keynote

October

Motivating students with dyslexia: Tips for teachers. IDA’s 69th Annual International Conference

Speaker

2019

February

Dyslexia: From Assessment to Intervention, Conference organized by Little Thinking Minds

Invited Keynote

November

Motivating students with dyslexia: Tips for teachers. IDA’s 70th Annual International Conference

Speaker

2020

February

Inclusion: A way of Life. Kuwait PEAK Educational Conference

Invited Keynote