Sunday, November 2, 2008

Tues- Nov. 4- lecture on learning disabilities

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, I will be attending a lecture entitled, "Early Intervention Works! Screening and Early Intervention for Students at Risk for Reading Difficulties."
The session is free and open to the public, so if you are interested in attending here's the info:

University of Alberta, Faculty of Education
Room 254, Education South. 7-9 PM

Internationally known scholar, Dr. Linda Siegel will present her exciting research evaluating the outcomes of North Vancouver School District's Firm Foundations Program screening and early intervention program for students at risk for reading and writing difficulties. This intervention has resulted in dramatic decreases in students assessed with reading difficulties, among both English speaking and English language learners.

For more information, call 780-448-0360 or visit www.ldaa.ca

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