Special Topic Series - Early Literacy Screening

Dr. Nadine Gaab is an Associate Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Nadine’s work focuses on developmental cognitive neuroscience, particularly in language-based learning disabilities.  Her research in the GaabLab examines the development of typical and atypical language and literacy skills in the pediatric brain and pre-markers of learning disabilities and the development of screening tools for screening literacy milestones and dyslexia.

On September 28, 2022 Dr. Nadine Gaab kicked of a Special topics series webinar that addressed the importance of early literacy screening, the neurobiology of reading development and reading disabilities.  She also discussed important constructs of developmentally appropriate screening, practical steps for screening, screening tools and the educational implications of early identification.

If you have additional questions please email Dee Saucier, danielle.m.saucier@maine.gov.