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.

March 2013

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

Mar 1

Read Across America Day

National Education Association

Mar 4

National Grammar Day

Language is something to celebrate! Join this nationwide initiative to promote language skills in March.

Mar 5

AAPD Leadership Awards Gala

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is hosting its annual Leadership Awards Gala! AAPD partners, supporters, and colleagues join together to honor all Americans with disabilities.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Mar 5

Think Beyond the Label Career Fair

Looking for a job resource tailored to individuals with LD, ADHD, and other disabilities? Think Beyond the Label's online career fair serves to connect adults with disabilities and employers. Find numerous nationwide opportunities for job seekers of all skill levels!

Mar 6

Abilities Expo in Ohio

Disability doesn't define you!

Wright University's Abilities Expo 2013 showcases the unique talents of those typically labeled with disabilities. This exciting event encourages compassion, advocacy independence and understanding. Join in for a day full of interactive games, demonstrations, and fun!

Location: Dayton, OH.

Mar 6

Lecture: Adventure Sports and Children with LD/ADHD

Curious as to how adventure sports may benefit your child with LD, ADHD, or Executive Functioning Weakness? Want to foster your child's self-esteem and coping skills through outdoor activity? The Lab School welcomes you to attend a free lecture on the topic!

Location: Washington, D.C.

Mar 15

LDA of Utah Conference

The Learning Disabilities Association of Utah invites you to attend their annual conference! The topic this year is "Reaching and Teaching Individuals with Learning Disabilities."

Location: Ogden, Utah

Mar 15

Smithsonian Internship for People with Disabilities Application Due!

Apply today for paid internship opportunities at the Smithsonian Museum for people with disabilities! Interns must be college students or recent graduates, U.S. citizens, and based in the Washington, D.C. area.

Mar 18

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Select a poem you love, then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends!

Mar 18 - 19

Everyone Reading 40th Annual Conference

Are you a parent, educator, psychologist, or other professional interested in current research on dyslexia and learning disabilities? Everyone Reading invites you to attend their 40th annual conference! This year's topic is Preparing Students for Success and the Common Core Standards. Register by February 15th for a discounted conference rate. Location: New York, New York.

Mar 18

Lecture: Advocating for Your Child

Are you looking for effective ways to advocate for your child with special needs? Do you want to ensure your child's welfare at IEP meetings and in the classroom? Attend this free lecture by special education attorney and former educator Dana A. Jonson, Esq. to find out how.

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut

Mar 28

Lecture: Strategies for Improving Working Memory

Looking for tips on how to improve your child's working memory? Join Avner Stern, Ph.D. and Dan Pollitt, Doctoral Fellow, for a discussion on working memory deficits and helping your child learn.

Location: Roeland Park, Kansas

Mar 31

Anne and Matt Harbison Scholarship Application Due!

A $1,500 renewable scholarship is awarded each year to a high school senior with a language-related disability. Apply now for your chance!


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