Community Lecture Series

We believe in the need to serve as a resource to the learning differences community, and our Community Lecture Series provides opportunities for relevant, engaging conversations about the latest in research and practice in the field, as well as inspiring stories of success.

Your current series of speakers is outstanding and it greatly enhances your position at the highest levels of your field.”

Anonymous, post-lecture survey 

All Free and Open to the Greater Community

We are pleased to announce our new Community Lecture Series for the 2019-2020 academic year. Our calendar of presentations are detailed below including date and times. 

If you would like to know more about the Community Lecture Series or offer input on our series, please contact the school at 203.254.2044. 

Also, The Southport CoLAB has announced a new list of workshops, lectures, and courses available to professionals, educators and parents for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year.  Click here for further details regarding these offerings and how to register. 

Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you on campus.


Community Lecture Series 2019-2020

Registration Required. No Cost.

Register here for all community lectures

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Dyslexia Foundation Conference Simulcast from Harvard Campus

“Understanding Spelling, Orthography, and Their Links to Reading”

8:15 am–3:15 pm



Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dr. Michelle Berg, M.A., Psy.D., Advising & Placement, Specializing in Students with LD

“Considering College for your Students with Learning Differences: Understanding the Big Picture, the Role of Foundational Skills and Making a Plan to Navigate the Process”

6:30–8:00 pm


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Dr. Annalise Caron, Director of CBT Westport, CT, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Cognitive Therapist

“E-Parenting: How to Raise Stand-up Citizens in a World of Sexting, Fortnite, Snapchat and other Digital Distractions”

6:30-8:00 pm


Friday, February 14, 2020

The Dyslexia Foundation Conference Simulcast from UCLA Campus

“Dyslexia and Literacy: Understanding Anxiety and the Struggling Reader”

11:00 am-6:00 pm