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October 2013

Sep 15 - Oct 15

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, is a great way to celebrate a family legacy and expose students to world traditions.

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LD Awareness Month

It's National Learning Disabilities Awareness month! First established by Ronald Reagan in 1985, LD Awareness month is a time when the general public becomes more informed about learning disabilities and neurodiversity. Do your part to increase awareness this month, and know that LD OnLine will continue to support you and the people in your life with LD or ADHD all year long.

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National Bullying Prevention Month


Oct 5

Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students with Learning Disabilities

Pam Hill, Ed.D., addresses self-advocacy for students with LD.

Location: Chicago, IL.

Oct 6

Navigate the Maze From Pre-K to College and Career

The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey presents a day-long conference for parents, individuals With LD, and professionals. High school students attend for free! The keynote speaker, Peter W. Riffle, will address “Challenges Facing Parents and Teachers of Children with Disabilities."

Location: Piscataway, New Jersey.

Oct 13 - 19

Teen Read Week 2013

Teen Read Week is an national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association. It's aimed at teens, their parents, librarians, educators, booksellers and other concerned adults. Teen Read Week's theme is "Read For The Fun Of It." Each year, YALSA offers a new sub-theme to serve as a basis for developing programs in schools, public libraries, and bookstores.

Oct 22

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!

Oct 24 - 25

35th International Conference on Learning Disabilities

The Council for Learning Disabilities presents the 35th International Conference on Learning Disabilities at the University of Texas at Austin this month. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Sharon Vaughn.

Location: Austin, Texas.

Oct 25

17th Annual Great Beginnings Conference

Criterion Child Enrichment, Inc. and the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Communication Disorders are proud to co-host the Great Beginnings Conference as a resource for the advancement of experienced early childhood and allied pediatric health professionals.

Location: Worcester, MA.


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