DLD Call for Posters

Carlos Lavin
The Executive Board of the Division for Learning Disabilities invites interested university
undergraduate and graduate students who are members of DLD to submit proposals for poster
presentations. The posters will be displayed during the DLD Reception at the CEC Convention
in Boston.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 3, 2017
Selection Criteria: Members of the DLD Executive Board, faculty members and graduate
students from multiple universities will review proposals. Reviewers will select high-quality,
research-based proposals that are relevant to the field of learning disabilities and DLD’s purpose.
Proposal Guidelines: Proposals must include all of the following information to be considered
for review. Incomplete or late proposals will not be reviewed.
1. Cover sheet: Include a one-page cover sheet listing the following information for
EACH presenter. If more than one person is presenting, indicate who will serve as the
primary contact (must be a student).
a. Name
b. Status (i.e., undergraduate, mater’s, doctoral student)
c. School
d. Mailing address
e. Telephone number
f. Email address
2. Proposal: The body of the proposal must include:
a. Title: Title of presentation
b. Student presenters: Student name(s) and CEC student member number(s)
c. Sponsor: Name of sponsoring university faculty member (indicates that the
content of the poster will be of high-quality and based on research; this faculty
member is not required to be present at the poster session)
d. Abstract: 50 words or fewer
e. Description of poster: 250 to 500 words providing a brief description of the
poster, including the following:
i. Purpose, rationale, and research questions
ii. Research methods
iii. Completed or anticipated data analysis
iv. Findings
v. Conclusions and implications
Submission Guidelines: All the information outlined above should be saved in a word
processing document (.doc) and sent as an attachment via e-mail to Carlos Lavin, DLD Student
Representative, at StudRep@TeachingLD.org by Friday, February 3, 2017.
Notification of Acceptance: The DLD Student Representative will notify the primary contact
about the status of the proposal by Friday, March 3, 2017. If the proposal is accepted students are
expected to be present at the poster session and will receive a future email with information
regarding (a) the location of the poster session; (b) required materials for the session; and (c) the
specified format and presentation of the poster.
Please note: These posters are not part of the formal CEC program and will not be listed in
the conference program. DLD is not offering any compensation or reimbursement for
presenters. Visit www.teachingld.org for additional information about this and other
initiatives of the Division for Learning Disabilities.
Questions? Contact Carlos Lavin, DLD Student Representative, at StudRep@TeachingLD.org.