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Ascend Annual Conference 2015

All Can Succeed:

Effective Interventions for Behavioral and Social Challenges across the lifespan

Friday, 11/6/15 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Williamson Caterers, 500 Blair Mill Rd, Horsham, PA 19044

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PBIDA 37th Annual Conference on Literacy and Learning Disabilities

This year’s Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference includes a robust program designed especially for parents of children with learning disabilities.

With a dramatically reduced conference rate for parents of only $50, 8 of 23 breakout sessions specifically designed for parents, the opportunity to hear about current research at the Keynote address by Dr. Laurie Cutting, AND breakfast and a box lunch, this is just the place for your parents on October 9. Of course, we have our usual full program for teachers and other professionals as well.

Any parent who registers for the conference for the very first time AND emails the office at betsy@pbida.org to let us know they have never been an IDA member, will receive a free one year membership to the International Dyslexia Association, a $45 value. Our continued thanks to all those parents who support PBIDA with your membership for enabling us to make a positive impact for children with dyslexia!


emPower Lunch series at Child & Family Art Therapy Center

The Child & Family Art Therapy Center will host a monthly series of free presentations to help parents and professionals care for all children, but especially those with social or emotional challenges


Helping Your Child Cope with Anxiety and Worry


October 1, 2015
11:30 am -12:30 pm
BYO Lunch, sweets provided


Child & Family Art Therapy Center
1845 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Want a location near you? just ask!

Space is limited - RSVP


November 5

Social Thinking: Developing Abilities to Read Social Cues, Take Others' Perspective, and Show Empathy

December 3

Empowered Parents= Empowered Children: Helping Your Child Cope with Bullies, Teasers and Difficult People

January 14

Improving Your Child's Conversational Skills

Mike Fogel
Art of Friendship &
Camp Pegasus