Click on a month below to see scheduled events. The "Go to website" link under each listing provides additional information. For events listings submitted by LD OnLine visitors, please see the forums area.

February 2013

All Month

Black History Month

Reading Rockets

Feb 1 - 2

Pomona Valley/Inland Learning Disabilities Symposium

This two-day symposium is an opportunity for parents, educators, and caregivers of children and adults with special needs to connect, discuss experiences, and learn about best practices.

Location: Ontario, California

Feb 2

ADHD Lecture and Event

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live with a learning disability or ADHD? This LD simulation and talk on accommodations will shed light the challenges faced by many learners. The event is free to educators and $12 for the general public.

Location: San Jose, California

Feb 5

Education Advocacy Workshop

LD OnLine visitors in California, don't miss this education advocacy workshop on "The Importance of Comprehensive Assessment!"

Location: San Jose, California

Feb 6

Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates teachers and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in classrooms across the country.

Feb 8

Emerging Leaders Internship Application Due!

The application for the Emerging Leaders Summer Internship and Development Program is due today. Take advantage of this career-building opportunity for young adults with disabilities!

Feb 8

Live Chat on Neurodiversity in the Classroom

Understanding Neurodiversity to Build a Strengths-Based Classroom.

The deficit model in education and psychology frames student ability in terms of what cannot be accomplished. Join EdWeek in a conversation that focuses instead on students' strengths and interests!

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, 4 to 5 p.m. ET.

Feb 13 - 16

LDA 50th Annual International Conference

The Learning Disabilities Association of America is holding its 50th annual international conference this year! Educators, parents, adults with LD or ADHD, researchers, mental health professionals, education policy advocates, and others interested in rights and resources for individuals with LD are welcome to attend.

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Feb 13

Free Webinar: Preparing Students and Teachers for the Common Core Assessments

Learn all about the Common Core Assessment expectations in this free webinar!

Phil Robakiewicz, Client Services Director of Measured Progress, will be moderating the conversation between Assessment Specialist Ana Karatonis (of Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) and Measured Progress Production Manager Chloe Torres.

Feb 15

Register: Everyone Reading Conference

Register by today for Everyone Reading's 40th annual conference on Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities for a reduced fee!

Feb 18

Google Lime Scholarship Application Due!

Are you seeking a degree in Computer Science? Students in the United States and Canada with disabilities who are pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering program (or other similar technical field) are invited to apply for a scholarship of up to $10,000.

Feb 26

Tech Tools to Differentiate and Engage Gifted Learners

Interested in learning about fun, free, and easy to use Web 2.0 tools? During this webinar, you will learn about tech tools you can start using tomorrow to differentiate instruction and/or engage gifted learners in your classroom. The only prerequisite skill is knowing your email address!

Feb 27 - Mar 1

ADHD Worldwide Meeting

Living overseas and eager to learn more about ADHD? The first joint meeting of ADHD Worldwide welcomes you! The European Network Adult ADHD (ENAA) and the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) join forces to discuss current ADHD research.

Location: Tel-Aviv, Israel

Feb 28

Lecture: The Hidden Curriculum

Interested in learning how to effectively communicate with your child? This is the lecture for you! The Special Education Network of Wilton, Ltd., presents speech language pathologist Lydia H. Soifer, Ph.D., director of Soifer Center for Learning and Child Development.

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut


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