Friday, February 10, 2012

Atypical Learner Conference Announced!

THE FOCUS FOUNDATION is proud to present... 
For Children with X & Y Chromosome Variations, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  Friday through Sunday, April 13 - 15, 2012
Annapolis, MD

Sessions will include:
- Social Thinking®
 - Brain Behavior
  - Developing the appropriate IEP without litigation
 - Is it all about the X?
 - Neuroscience: Function of girls with XXX and boys with XXY
 - Parent Panels

Some of our speakers include: 
Melissa Bilash: Special Education Advocate, Founder of Advocacy and Consulting for Education (ACFE)
 Nancy Clements: Social Thinking® Program Manager for The Stern Center for Language and Learning
 Dr. Jay Giedd: Neuroscientist, Chief of the Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health
 Dr. Andrea Gropman: Associate Professor of Neurology at G.W.U, Georgetown University, Principal Investigator at the Center for Neuroscience Research, Children's National Medical Center
 Dr. Darius Paduch: Assistant Professor of Urology and Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
 Dr. Carole Samango-Sprouse: Associate Professor of Pediatrics at G.W.U., Director of the NDC for Young Children

 Early Bird Registration: $175 for the 1st person, $125 any other persons in group (Deadline March 16)
Regular Registration: $225 for the 1st person, $150 for any other persons in the group (Deadline April 6)

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