Events Calendar


November 2015

Preparing Students with Learning Disabilities for the Postsecondary World – Kathleen Loftus, Ph.D.

Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 4th floor Boardroom, 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL |(773) 298-3000 | Register


NAAD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show

Equality, Recovery, Access: Integrating Treatment & Services for Persons with IDD/MI

November 18-20, 2015

Location: San Francisco, California

Keynote Speakers

Dave Hingsburger
Vita Community Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Topic: ID and Identity: Claiming and Owning Difference

Brian King, MD, MBA
Center on Human Development and Disability
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Topic: Equality/Recovery/Access: The Future Is Now

Pre-Conference Sessions

Certification/Accreditation for IDD/MH: Raising the Bar

Policy Updates in Addressing Challenges in Health Care Refer for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring behavioral Health Disorders

Emotion Regulation Skills for Individuals with Dual Diagnosis: Complicating Factors, the SKILLS System, and Implementation

Forensics with People with IDD/MI Including Civil and Criminal Issues They May Face

Heterogeneity in the DSM-5/DM-ID-2 Autism Spectrum: Linking Biological Traits, Clinical Traits and Treatments

Effective Substance Abuse Strategies for Individuals with ID

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Exhibit at the NADD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show where you will have the opportunity to get your product or service in front of hundreds of qualified attendees.

For exhibitor and sponsorship information, click here.

132 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401-4802
Phone: (800) 331-5362


December 2015

Special Education for English Learners: From Early Intervention Services to the IEP – Rita Brusca Vega, Ed.D. & Cristina Lopez, M.S. Ed.

Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 18230 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, IL 60467 |(708) 802-6200 | Register


February 2016

LDA of America 53rd Annual International Conference

February 15-18, 2016

Location: Orlando, FL

Click here for Conference Details

About the Conference:
LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations. LDA believes everyone can succeed at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community given the right opportunities and supports as needed. Please bring your family, friends and co-workers to the 2016 LDA Conference in Orlando, FL, for a time of learning and discovering how we can advocate and work together to create new opportunities for children and adults with learning disabilities.

For more information:
View the conference web page or call: (412) 341-1515

April 2016

The 32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held on April 25-26, 2016, at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. This year will feature topic areas such as Education: Pipelines to Success, and Youth Transitions. The Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN, so be sure to submit your ideas early! For more information, please visit, or feel free to e-mail, or call at 1-808-956-7539.