DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH :
SMART KIDS WHO LEARN DIFFERENTLY
2010 Conference, March 11-13, 2010
University Of Maryland, Shady Brook
Diamonds in the Rough: Smart Kids Who Learn Differently, the national conference co-sponsored by AEGUS and Weinfeld Education Group, will take place on March 11-13, 2010 in Rockville, Maryland at the University of Maryland, Shady Grove. The conference will bring together educators, parents and professionals who appreciate the unique shrengths and needs of bright kids who learn differently.
On Thursday, the 11th, half day and full day pre-conference sessions will offer in-depth exploration on a variety of topics related to the education of gifted underachieving students. Friday and Saturday offer a full slate of presentations for teachers, psychologists, social workers, other related service providers, parents, and the students themselves.
We are also honored to present
Dr. Susan Baum, a pioneer of this field, with a lifetime achievement award.
Best practices for identification
Research-based strategies and cutting-edge interventions
Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Susan Baum
Carol Kranowitz, author "The Out of Sync Child"
Rick LaVoie, author of "The Motivation Breakthrough: Six Secrets to Turning on the Tuned Out Child"
Jonathan Mooney. author of "Learning Outside the Lines" and "The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal"
Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympian Michael Phelps, and author of "A Mother for All Seasons: A Memoir"
John Robison, author of "Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's"
Larry Silver, author of "The Misunderstood Child"
Programs for students
And MUCH more
For questions regarding registration, contact Teri Wittkop at 888-881-1001 x104