Art Competition for People with Learning Disabilities The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is calling for paintings, drawings, poems, songs, animations, and more that portray the strengths of children, teens, and adults with LD. Ask yourself: If you were a superhero, what special abilities would you have? If superheroes aren’t your thing, think about [...]
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Great school. Riverview School Open House Riverview School is hosting informational sessions April 5th and July 26th from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Families and professionals will be provided an overview of the programs offered, typical student profile, and a tour of campus. Contact Monica Lindo at 508-888-0489 ext. 206 to register (Parents and professionals [...]
Atlanta School For Learning Disabilities Hosts Open House on Sunday, March 24, 2013
The Winston School in San Antonio Texas has hosted this LD symposium for 23 consecutive years.
Sponsored by Smart Kids with LD, the contest is for “a notable accomplishment in any field including art, music, math, athletics or community service.”
Wilderness or Adventure Therapy can be a life-changing process that helps redirect teens or young adults who are struggling with self-harming behaviors, drugs or are just seriously lost in direction. Adolescents with learning disabilities, dyslexia or other types, are at risk for emotional turbulence. Their fundraiser is Thursday, Oct 25 8:00a to 9:30a at Crowne [...]
Last week, I spent three days in Boulder Colorado, speaking at and particpating in The Wilderness Therapy Symposium. I also spent time visiting and getting to know a few “Young Adult Transition Programs” in the greater Boulder/Denver area. Firstly, I wanted to acknowledge how grateful I am to be a part of the community of [...]
29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Hawaii Convention Center,Honolulu, Hawaii on April 29 & 30, 2013. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 808 956-7539. Please visit www.pacrim.hawaii.edu 29th Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, April 27th and April 28th,2013 Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu. Hawaii, email email@example.com, [...]
Journey into Dyslexia, a documentary by Oscar winning filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond, will show on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 7-9 pm at Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road, Redding, CT 06896 Tel: 203-Â?938-Â?2545 Admission is free. Dr. Margie Gillis, Literacy How and Haskins Laboratories will speak immediatley after the film. Further information on [...]
Philip Schultz, Pulitzer prize winning poet will share his experiences growing up with dyslexia, at Elizabethtown College on February 22nd. I haven’t heard him speak, but have read his book, which pulls no punches when describing the difficulties faced in an unsupportive school environment. His book, My Dyslexia, describes his path to literacy.
The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) will be holding its national conference in Orlando, Florida next week, February 9th-11th at the World Swan and Dolphin Conference Center. Sanford Shapiro (me) will be presenting next Saturday on the impact of Learning Disabilities on Therapeutic Concerns. The focus of the presentation is to help [...]
A two day conference focusing on dyslexia education at USM, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It’s titled, The 16th annual DuBard Symposium: Dyslexia and Related Disorders and is taking place at the Thad Cochran Center.