52nd Annual LDA Conference Fast Approaches

The 52nd Annual Learning Disabilities Association of America Conference in Chicago is less than a week away!  Educators, professionals, parents and individuals will gather at the Chicago Hilton starting February 18, 2015 to hear speakers and presenters address current issues such as employment, technology and education as they relate to individuals with learning disabilities.

The four-day conference includes 200 breakout sessions and workshops and features nationally recognized experts such as:

  • Betsy Beaumon, President of Benetech
  • Randy Lewis, Fortune 50 Senior Executive and Disability Employment Visionary
  • Melody Musgrove, Ph.D., director of the Office of Special Education Programs for the US Department of Education

Special sessions include:

  • The showing of the film, “Toxic Hot Seat,” followed by a discussion and Q&A session by the award-winning Chicago Tribune journalists featured in the film.
  • Tyron Hampton will be sharing his inspirational story, “From Experience to Practice.”
  • The ever entertaining “Shut-Up Sisters” will be entertaining us with their “The Movement of Imperfection” including tales from their book, “Shut Up about Your Perfect Kid.”

Click here for the entire press release or click here to find out more about the conference itself.

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