2017 Annual ALTA Conference

2017 Annual ALTA Conference

Friday-Saturday, May 5-6, 2017

The Academic Language Therapist Association holds its annual conference each spring to provide a forum for the presentation of topics related to the identification, remediation, and scientific basis of language-based learning differences that impact reading and writing. It provides an opportunity for the ALTA membership to connect and learn about what is happening across the country and to foster lasting professional relationships.


ALTA proudly presents the following distinguished names in the field of dyslexia: Anne Treadwell, Margie Gillis, Timothy Odegard, and Amy Elleman.

Speaker presentations are available to members to download.

Speaker Info


Online registration is currently closed. Use the link below for information about registration pricing.

If you have any questions about joining or the Annual ALTA® National Conference, please contact the ALTA Office at or 972.233.9107 x226.

Registration / Pricing

Hotel Information

ALTA's conference will be held at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel in Richardson, Texas, a short distance from either of Dallas's airports.

To receive ALTA's special room rate of $115 / night at our host hotel, please reserve your room by April 13, 2017. Click the button below for more information about the hotel and to make your reservation.

Hotel Information

Conference Program

View the full conference agenda, including speakers, meals, exhibits time, etc.

Conference attendees can earn up to a two-day total of 10.5 CEU hours.

Full Conference Program

Brochure Advertising

Advertising deadline is Monday, March 13, 2017. Payment and camera-ready advertisement must be received by this date.

Click button below for mroe information about pricing, ad specs, deadlines, etc.

Brochure Advertising Details


If you are interested in exhibiting at the 2018 Annual ALTA Conference, please be aware that the deadline is Monday, March 13, 2017. Spaces will be assigned after receipt of proposals and payment.

Contact the ALTA Office with any questions about exhibiting after downloading the registration form.

Exhibitor Registration Form

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