KALD organizes ' 2nd Int'l Conference on Learning Difficulties and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment & Intervention'
- Kuwait: Monday, January 07 - 2013 at 12:43
- PRESS RELEASE
Kuwait Association For Learning Difficulties (KALD) in collaboration with Fawzia Sultan Educational Company (FAWSEC) and the Middle East Psychological Association (MEPA), presents the '2nd Int'l conference on Learning Difficulties and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment & Intervention'. To be held over two days on Feb 1st and 2nd , 2013 at the American University of Kuwait.
The conference aims to provide current information and research on the following topics:
The importance of diagnosis and physiological-educational evaluation in defining the interventions, both therapeutic and educational that would enable students with learning difficulties to achieve academic success and a better quality of life.
The importance of cultural and ethical criteria in the evaluation process in addition to the current protocols and the implementation of the best therapeutic practices.
The importance of public education, specifically parents, through providing information and strategies to better understand the needs of LD children at home, at school, and socially.
This second conference gathers an elite group of 67 professionals, experts and lecturers from Kuwait and the MENA region as well as India, USA and United Kingdom who will provide lectures, workshops, and symposia around three strands: Parents, teachers and specialists where each strand is divided into several topics intended to cover the vital issues related to the conference theme.
Commenting on the conference, the Chairwoman of KALD and the president of the conference, Mrs. Amaal Al-Sayer, stated, "KALD is a non-profit organization established to help students with learning difficulties and to support them academically, psychologically and socially through awareness, training, and entertainment programmes directed towards the students, their families and their schools."
Al Sayer added, "Based on KALD's Commitment to its goals, it has launched- The 1st Int'l Conference on Learning Disabilities and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity: The future Unites Us- in 2011 with great success. Consequently, The great achievement of the first conference motivated us to plan a second conference on Feb 1st and 2nd 2013 in which we'll also enjoy enthusiastic participation from within Kuwait and from abroad."
Psychological centers and educational organizations will be given the chance to provide information to the attendees about their services through an exhibition that will be held in the public hall in conjunction with the conference.
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