Reading Development and Struggling Readers, Including Those with Dyslexia


Dr. Tiffany P. Hogan, who is the Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab and a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute, will present Reading Development and Struggling Readers, Including Those with Dyslexia at the April 23, 2019, Haverhill Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) meeting in the main conference room at Haverhill High School at 6 PM.


In this presentation, Dr. Hogan will discuss the many components of reading development, how they change over time, and how some children struggle to develop these skills. Poor reader subtypes will be described, including those with dyslexia


Dr. Hogan studies the genetic, neurologic, and behavioral links between oral and written language development, with a focus on co-morbid speech, language, and literacy disorders. She teaches graduate courses in literacy assessment and intervention, leading literacy change, phonological disorders, and professional issues in academia.


Prior to joining the MGH Institute, Dr. Hogan worked as an associate professor and director of the Link N Literacy Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She began her career as an assistant professor at the University of Arizona, after graduating from the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders at the University of Kansas.


Dr. Hogan also has a podcast called, See, Hear, Speak. For more information about her, visit the MGH Institute website.


Haverhill High School is located at 137 Monument Street, Haverhill, MA 01832. The most convenient place to park is in one of the parking lots near the main entrance. The main conference room at Haverhill High School is located just inside the main entrance on the right.