|National Learning Disabilities Conference in Anaheim Addresses Current Issues Related to Education and Employment|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Mary-Clare Reynolds|
|Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:17|
January 14, 2014—Pittsburgh, PA— Assistive technology, cultural diversity and universal design will be featured topics at the 51st annual international conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA, February 19-22, 2014.
19-21. Sessions will include AT Writing Solutions and Reading Solutions, Accessibility Tips and Tricks, Understanding Apps and Tablets Accessibility, sharing information about apps for a variety of uses, and demonstrations by AT vendors.
A special session on Wednesday night, Feb. 19, “Toxic Chemicals, Nutrition and Child Development” will be presented by Irva Hertz-Picciotto, M.P.H., Ph.D., Environmental Epidemiologist, Professor, UC Davis MIND Institute and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA. CNN Hero John Zickefoose (Mr. Z) will speak at the Adult Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 20.
LDA is a non-profit organization of parents, professionals and adults with learning disabilities providing support, information, and advocacy on behalf of individuals with learning disabilities.
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