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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Free Workshop January 28: Language-Based vs. Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, and Understanding the Evaluation Process

From the Rockport Parents Advisory Committee

January 14, 2016

Melody O’Neil, from Landmark School, will discuss differences between LBLD (language-based learning disabilities) and NVLD (non-verbal learning disabilities), and how to understand and interpret the evaluation process.

This workshop will focus on identifying students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD); understanding the differences between LBLD and a non-verbal learning disabilities (NVLD); and understanding/interpreting the evaluation process including neuropsychological, educational, and speech-language testing.

Topics will also include how to interpret the scores (what it all means and what the specific tests measure). A brief overview of receptive/expressive language disorders will also be addressed.

When:   7:00 - 8:30pm Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Where: Rockport Elementary School Library
                   26 Jerdens Lane Rockport, MA 01966
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This workshop is free and open to the public.

RSVP: Eventbrite

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