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Oct 12 - Workshop and General Meeting (7pm)

WORKSHOP @ The Dunblaine School


Transforming Learning Difficulties Through Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Assistive Technology


October 12 at 7:00 to 8:00


In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out as a revolutionary force shaping multiple aspects of our lives. This interactive workshop aims to delve into the transformative potential of AI in the context of Learning Difficulties (LD). Specifically, we will explore the efficacy of AI as an assistive technology in enhancing reading and writing skills for students struggling with LD.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is and how it functions. - Explore the various applications of AI as an assistive tool designed to aid students with Learning Difficulties.

  • Learn about real-world examples and case studies where AI has been successfully employed to improve reading and writing skills.

  • Discuss ethical considerations and best practices when integrating AI into educational settings.

Dr. Todd Cunningham, C.Psych.

Dr. Cunningham is a clinical and school psychologist, Associate Professor (teaching stream), Chair of the School and Clinical Child Psychology program and Chair of the EDD School Psychology program at the University of Toronto and provides psychological services through private practice Bright Lights Psychology. His research investigates the support of students with learning difficulties from assessment to intervention. Projects involve looking at new techniques in psychological assessments, evaluation of assistive technology, professional development in literacy and numeracy, and telepsychology. Dr. Cunningham has shared his expertise with parents, students, educators, school boards, and other professionals across North America. In addition to hundreds of workshops, Dr. Cunningham has guest lectured at universities, given keynote addresses, and presented at educational and research conferences and news outlets. He is a member of the working group for the Guidelines for Diagnosis and Assessment of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Learning Disabilities.


Dr. Todd Cunningham, C.Psych.

Clinical and School Psychologist

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