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2000

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APRIL 3-7 The Learning Disabilities Network presents its 18th Annual Conference in Randolph, MA.   topics include:  Nonverbal LD, Brain-based Learning, Critical Thinking.   For more information 781 340 5605, FAX:  781, 340 5603, email:  LDNTWK@aol.com
5 The Lab School, Washington DC presents Diana Meltzer speaking on "Teaching Academic and Social Skills to the Pre-School Student At-Risk for Learning Disabilities".   For more information, (202) 944 3082.  email: dianalab@aol.com or www.labschool.org
5-8 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) presents 2000 CEC Annual Convention and Expo in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Topics include Dyspraxia, Central Auditory Processing Disorders, Depression, Emotional Intelligence, Sensory Integration Techniques, Social Skills.   For more information:  (703) 264 9494 www.cec.sped.org/conv/index.html
11 The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District presents "The Truth About Friendship" with speaker Carol Gray in Holland, Michigan.  For more information:   (616) 399 2266 ext. 359
11 Parents Helping Parents (PHP) in Santa Clara, California, present "Auditory and Visual Processing Problems Affecting LD and ADD".  For more information:  (408) 727 5775 or www.php.com/getcal_ldadd.cfm
27-28 Pine Ridge School in Burlington, VT will host a conference "Assessment and Practice Issues - Focus on Differential Diagnosis & Social & Academic Intervention for NLD in Adolescents. Six speakers will be sharing information, including Michelle Berg, PhD, Steve Hooper, PhD, Dara Manoach, PhD and Lisa Lewis, PhD. (802) 434 2161 extension 531 or www.pineridgeschool.com
27-28 Landmark School will host a two-day workshop on NLD with speakers Byron Rourke (Day One) and Sue Thompson (Day Two) Crowne Plaza, Woburn, Massachusetts $149 One Day, $275 Both Days, CEU's available.  For more information, go to www.landmarkschool.org/seminar.html or call Landmark Outreach Program BOX 227, Prides Crossing, MA 01965 TEL: (978) 927 4440 EXT. 2120 FAX: (978) 927 7268
MAY 6 Children's Care Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is sponsoring a Social Skills Workshop with Carol Gray.  For more information: 605 336 1840 ext 3102
12-13 Edmonton Alberta, Canada. "Nonverbal Learning Disability:   Putting the Pieces Together", with speakers Meryl Lipton, MD and Bernadadette Evans, PhD.  Sponsored by the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Psychology Service.   Alex Vieira Glenrose Hospital, 10230-111 Avenue, T5G 0B7.  For more information:  708 471 7913 or www.cha.ab.ca/glenrose
15 The Professional Programs and Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI, present "The Neurological Foundations of Language, Cognition, Auditory Processing and Social Skills" with speakers Martha Burns talking on Disorders of Social Skill Learning (including NLD).  For more information:  Peggy Koth, (608) 836 1045 or email: pegkoth@itis.com
JUNE
JULY 17-20 and July 24-27 Sue Thompson, MA, CET teaching Graduate Level Course for Educators, "Non Verbal Learning Disabilities,"  location:  University of California, Berkeley, San Ramon, CA, For more information:  (510) 642 4111
19-23 The 2000 National Williams Syndrome Association Convention in Dearborn, Michigan presents:   Richard Lavoie, Donald Meyer, Barbara Gill and others.  For more information:   (800) 806 1871 email: WSAoffice@aol.com   www.williams-syndrome.org/
27 Landmark School, Prides Crossing Massachusetts, presents "Teaching Pragmatics."   For more information:  (978) 927 4440; (978) 927 7268 FAX; email: outreach@landmarkschool.org; www.landmarkschool.org/summer98.html
AUGUST 7-11 Professionals Learning Network, (LLC) presents Mel Levine, MD, speaking on "Neurodevelopmental Variation and Learning Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence" in Eastham, Massachusetts.  For more information:  (888) 394 8900 email: prolearning@behavior.net www.cape.org/2000/kaplan.html
SEPTEMBER 29   Social Skills Workshop with speaker Carol Gray in Big Rapids, Michigan.   Presented by the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District.  For more information:  (616) 796 3543.
OCTOBER 19-20   North Haven Connecticut: Dean J. M. Mooney, PhD presents  "Nonverbal Learning Disabilities" with speakers Byron Rourke, PhD, James W. Loomis, PhD, Caryl Frankenberger, EdM and Marcia Rubinstien, MA, CEP.  Topics include:  The Diagnosis, Social Skills Training, Remediation and Finding the Right School for Students with NLD.  For more information:  Linda, (802) 446 3577 email: ljmooney@yahoo.com
25 Community Hospital of Los Gatos 815 Pollard Rd. Los Gatos California presents: "Nonverbal Learning Disorders: Disorders of Social, Sensory, and Motor Function: Treatment Interventions, -Classroom Strategies, Evaluation Techniques."  Rondalyn V. Whitney, MOT, OTR, speaker. Gen info: (409) 378-6131 (Auxilliary Bldg. Located to the left side of the main hospital) OTAC members: $25/session Non-OTAC members: $35/session 
Send checks payable to OTAC to: Rondalyn V. Whitney. MOT, OTR
309 Howard Dr Santa Clara CA 95051 (408) 248 3462 
(Registration no later than one week in advance to guarantee handouts/course materials) 
27 The Hillside School, Macungie, Pennsylvania presents Sue Thompson MA, CET, speaker. "Nobody Said Anything:  Developing An Educational Program for the Student with Nonverbal Learning Disorders." For more information:  (610) 967 3701 www.hillsideschool.org
NOVEMBER 16-17 Sonoma, California.  Dean J. M. Mooney, PhD presents:  "Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, The Diagnosis and Recognition and Educational Interventions." Byron Rourke, PhD, FRSC and Sue Thompson, MA, CET. For more information:  Linda,   (802) 446 3577 email: ljmooney@yahoo.com
17 Chicago, Illinois.  Rush Neurobehavioral Center presents:  "Classroom Interventions for Nonverbal Communication." Dr. Steve Nowicki will present a one-day workshop for teachers, other professionals and parents.  Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Searle Conference Center, 1725 W. Harrison, 5th Floor.  For more information, call Kate (847) 933 9339 ext.222. email: nbalantz@rush.edu 
DECEMBER
17   Occupational Therapy Assn. of California is sponsoring an evening workshop at the Los Gatos Hospital. "Nonverbal Learning Disability and Other Non-language based Learning Disorders" will be presented by speaker,  Rondalyn Whitney, p" height="20">
17   Occupational Therapy Assn. of California is sponsoring an evening workshop at the Los Gatos Hospital. "Nonverbal Learning Disability and Other Non-language based Learning Disorders" will be presented by speaker,  Rondalyn Whitney, MOT, OTR.   For more information 408 248 3462 or email Rondalyn@aol.com
26   A seminar on Children with Sensory Issues is being presented in Fishers, Indiana at Conner Prairie from 8:30-5:00 with lunch provided.  For ore information, contact Marilyn  317-582-7755  

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