Please email NLDline with any NLD workshop, presentation, conference or seminar. 

If you wish to inquire about availability or arrange for a workshop, keynote presentation, or staff inservice training with Sue Thompson, please call (925) 944- 9765 and leave a message.

JULY 16-17 Landmark School, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts, Linda Gross, MA, CCC-SLP,An overview of pragmatic language development. Specific ideas for classroom activities and lessons for students with social language difficulties. Case studies.Helping Adolescents with Social-Communication Disorders  (Professional Development Course) 978/ 236-3000.
18 The Social Realm for the Adolescent with Learning Disabilities  (Professional Development Course) Landmark School Prides Crossing, Massachusetts Cheryl Iannucci, MSEd Effect of learning disabilities on social competence. Strategies to manage complex social issues. Identification of high risk adolescent behaviors 978/ 236-3000
23-27 Eastham, Massachusetts. Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology, Cape Cod Institute, George P. Prigatano, PhD, ABPP-ABCN, The Clinical Neuropsychological Examination and Interview, Psychotherapeutic Interventions.  888/ 394-9293,, www.CAPE.ORG/2001/prigatano.html
29-31 Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Annual Conference on Neurodevelop mental Variation for Physicians, Psychologists, and Other Clinicians: Promoting Student Success: Clinical Assessment and Management of Differences in Learning. Presented by All Kinds of Minds. Mel Levine, MD:  Overview of Neurodevelopmental Phenomenology and its Implications for Clinicians, William Coleman, MD:  Social-Emotional Factors Affecting School Performance: Family Counseling in the Office, Craig Pohlman, PhD: Neurodevelopmental Assessment using Psychological Measures II: Additional Constructs: Temporal-Sequential Ordering, Spatial Ordering, Higher Order Cognition, and Social Cognition 919 962-2118
AUGUST 5-9 Montreal, Quebec, Canada 25th World Congress International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics.  Genese Warr-Leeper: The Social and Behavioural Consequences of Language Disorders: The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist, Jeanane Ferre: Complex, NOT Complicated: Understanding Children's Central Auditory Disorders.
6-10 Eastham, Massachusetts. Cape Cod Institute. Larry Silver, MD.  Cortical processing problems: Learning Disabilities, Language Disabilities, Sensory Integration Disorder, and Executive Function Disorder. 888- 394-9293.  www.CAPE.ORG/2001/silver.html
23-24 Waltham, Massachusetts  What Can I Say? What Can I Do?: A Workshop on Using Language to Build Social Skills for Children Asperger's Association of New England. Elsa Abele, MS, CCC/SLP  (AANE). An intensive two day workshop focusing on how to organize, plan for, and begin social skills groups, from a language perspective. 617 527-2894.
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Clearwater, Florida. Auditory Processing Disorders (APDs) Hands-On Workshop. Department of Communicative Disorders, College of Health Professions, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, James W. Hall III, PhD & Deborah Moncrieff, PhD. Topics to include: Principles of APDs, APD Identification and Diagnosis, APD Assessment Strategies and Procedures, APD Audiologic Management Options and Approaches. 352/ 392-9483.
25-26 Chicago, Illinois, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Dean J. M. Mooney presents: Byron Rourke, PhD, FRSC The Diagnosis: Differentiating Characteristics & Neurodevelopmental Dynamics; Warren Rosen, PhD NLD/ADD; Sue Thompson, MA, CET Now What? Developing an Educational Program for the Student with NLD; James Loomis, PhD. 

Facilitating Social Skills Development in Children with NLD & Confronting the Social Challenges of NLD in Adolescence.  For more information Linda, 802/ 446-3577 Conference Flyer


27-29 Halifax, Nova Scotia. 13th National Conference on Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities Association of Canada & Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia. Byron Rourke, PhD, FRSC, Syndrome of Non-verbal Learning Disabilities: Content and Neurodevelopmental Dynamics (keynote address) & Syndrome of Non-verbal Learning Disabilities: Psychosocial Dimensions and Intervention  Joanne Volden, PhD. Communication Concerns in Non-verbal LD. Christine Sloan, PhD, S-LP(c). How to Help Students with Auditory Processing Difficulties: What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Make a Difference. Arlyn Roffman, PhD. Social Skills for Survival. Roy Cooper, Parent Advocacy Workshop. Jane Drover, Med,Promoting Success: Moving Towards Self-Advocacy. 902 - 423-2850.

OCTOBER 6 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. LDA-Wisconsin Learning Disabilities Through the Years ... Learning Outside the Lines.  Speaker/s to be announced.  Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, Social Skills training. 888 - 590-4140
18 - 19 Sensory Integration Conference - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
Featuring Dr. Lynn Balzer-Martin, Dr. Jeanie McAfee, Janet Mora, Nancy Kashman, and Elizabeth Anderson. For more information, call Sensory Resources at 1-888-357-5867
26-27 Ontario, Canada Cambrian College, psychologist and author Maggie Mamen will speak on NLD.  For more information:
26 Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Center for Speech and Language Disorders.   2001 Conference on the Language Disordered Child. Speakers to be announced.  Diagnosis and treatment of social disorders in children with Asperger's Disorder, Nonverbal Learning Disability, PDD, Hyperlexia. 630- 530-8978.
NOVEMBER 1-2 Toronto, Ontario.  Integra, The Hospital for Sick Children, Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario and its local chapters of Mississauga, North York, Toronto and York Region, and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. University of Toronto:  From Research Into Practice: A Conference on Learning Disabilities for Researchers, Practitioners, Educators, and Parents. Wendy Roberts ,  Nonverbal Learning Disability and Asperger Syndrome: Can You Tell the Difference? Judy Wiener, Emotional and Social Functioning of Children with LD: Does Special Education Placement Make a Difference? Nancy Cohen, Bridging the Understanding of Social-Emotional, Language, and Learning Problems. Cynthia McCall, Assessment and Programming for Math Computation Difficulties. Michael Shoore, Independent Learning Skills: The Missing Piece of the LD Puzzle.  For more information: Mary-Gayle Goebel, 416- 226-9756, or email  , website:
5-6 Ontario, California. Nonverbal Learning Disabilitie Dean J. M. Mooney, PhD: Byron Rourke, PhD, FRSC, The Diagnosis: Differentiating Characteristics & Neurodevelopmental Dynamics, Sue Thompson, MA, CET, Now What? Developing an Educational Program for the Student with NLD. Robert Blum, MD, Basic Neurology: How the Brain Works and How the Brain Works in NLD. Linda, 802- 446-3577.
9-10 Hartford, Connecticut:  NLDA's East Coast two-day conference with Margaret J. Kay, Ed.D., NCSP, RCE, DABPS,  Margaret Kay:  Effective Interventions and Classroom Solutions (see www. Kathy Allen an NLD Simulation.  Joy Hopkins, Social Cognition:  A Different Approach to Social Skills Acquisition.  Kelly McCarthy, OT, Occupational Therapy in the Social and Cognitive Development of Children with NLD. Hartford Medical Society.  Lunch provided. 860 293 1800 for more information. 
FEBRUARY 19-20 San Antonio, Texas.  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:
APRIL 19-21 Monterey, California, NLDA's 5th Annual NLD Symposium with Dr. Steve Nowicki in a one-day pre-symposium workshop, Peter and Pam Wright of Wright's Law, author Sal Severe - How to Talk to your Children So Your Children Will Talk to You, and a host of more than 20 other speakers in the many professional fields that work with NLD students, their parents and NLD adults.  For more information, email NLDA.  
MAY 11 Springfield, Massachusetts.  American International College Professional Development Series presents:   Sue Thompson, MA, CET. "Diagnosing and Developing a Program for Students with Nonverbal Learning Disorders." For more information: (413) 747 6525.  email: