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2018 Annual ALTA Conference

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32nd Annual ALTA National Conference
April 27-28, 2018
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

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: Fumiko Hoeft, Melissa Farrall, Vicki King, Stephanie Al Otaiba, Laure Ames, and Joyce Pickering.

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 512.851.1411 x106.

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 $119 / night at our host hotel, please reserve your room by March 29, 2018. 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 12.5 CEU hours.

Full Conference Program

Brochure Advertising

Advertising deadline is Monday, March 12, 2018. Payment and camera-ready advertisement must be received by this date.

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If you are interested in exhibiting at the 2018 Annual ALTA Conference, please be aware that the deadline is Sunday, April 1, 2018. 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

Garage Sale

Next year will be a garage sale year at the ALTA Conference and we need your donations!

Proceeds earned from the garage sale will benefit the ALTA Foundation.

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