Presentations, Publications, & Endorsements


On Stage

Well-known as one of the leading experts in the field, Emerson Dickman has spoken on issues relating to special education law, child advocacy, and learning disabilities on the national and international stage.



Education LaW

Learning Disabilities

Special Needs Advocacy

LD & Social-Emotional Wellbeing

Improving Outcomes for Children

Presentation Type

Small Groups (20+)

Large Hall (500+)


Past Locations

48 U.S. STates & counting

MomBai, India

Sao Palo, Brazil

Hong Kong, China

Prague, Czech Republic


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Print Library

Featured in journals, magazines, and newsletters, Emerson Dickman has written on issues relating to special education law, child advocacy, and learning disabilities to further the learning of parents, educators, and other practitioners. A truncated list of recent publications are listed below. For a more complete list, inquire here.

Video/Audio Library

What they are saying ...


Emerson is uniquely qualified to advise schools and districts regarding the prevention and amelioration of learning difficulties of all kinds. He is a wise, just persistent, creative, and informed problem solver.
— Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D. Past director of the NICHD Early Reading Interventions Project

Emerson Dickman is a well-established leader in promoting evidence-based assessment and instruction.
— Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Houston

For any organization that is seeking to improve or implement services for students with dyslexia, Mr. Dickman’s long experience in the field, as well as his broad knowledge of both research and practice, should prove a valuable asset.
— Joseph K. Torgeson, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Education at Florida State University and Emeritus DIrector, Florida Center for Reading Research; Author of the CTOPP and TOWRE Assessment Tests

Emerson Dickman understands educational research, legal implications, and advocacy better than anyone I know.
— Marcia K. Henry, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, San Jose State University and Past-President of the International Dyslexia Association

Emerson has widespread respect in the special education and legal communities to be an ideally effective consultant for school leaders, advocacy groups, and private organizations.
— Perry A. Zirkel, Ph.D. J.D., LL.M. University Professor of Education and Law, Lehigh University