Archive for the 'Events and Conferences' Category

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.

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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 [...]

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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.

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The NYU Child Study Center announces a series of free workshops in which expert clinicians and researchers will address these and other concerns. The Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinical and Research Program’s 2012 Family Workshop Series is open to the public at no charge. Even as awareness of autism grows along with the number of cases [...]

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“Living to Our Complete Potential” March 26 & 27, 2012 Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815-1513 The 28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity (Pac Rim) will bring together a diverse international gathering of academics, community leaders, self-advocates, specialists and officials to Honolulu, Hawaii on March 26-27, 2012. The [...]

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