Vellutino Lecture on Specific Reading Disability Set for March 28

Albany, NY (March 5, 2012) - The School of Education is proud to announce a lecture by Distinguished Professor, Dr. Frank Vellutino of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology. Dr. Vellutino will speak on Probable and improbable causes of reading disability: A historical view on Wednesday, March 28 at 4pm in the D’Ambra Auditorium of the Life Sciences Building.

Last spring, Dr. Vellutino was awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor by the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees. The Distinguished Professorship is a system-wide recognition of the scholarship of SUNY’s most exceptional and accomplished faculty.  It is bestowed upon those who have achieved national or international distinction and a prominent reputation within a chosen field. Dr. Vellutino is an internationally renowned scholar whose 40-year career has informed the work of researchers on issues related to literacy development, particularly understanding and supporting the struggling reader. 


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