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Hyde Park Day School

Bellick Family Community Education Program

Featuring Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD

 Dr. Hoeft is Professor of Psychological Sciences and Director of

Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) at the University of Connecticut,

and Director of Laboratory for Educational Neuroscience (brainLENS.org) located at the University of Connecticut and the University of California - San Francisco.

The Science of Resilience in Children with Learning Disabilities

Saturday, January 26, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Northeastern Illinois University, Alumni Hall

3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago

Parking Lot F

Informal reception will follow the presentation.

Hoeft is a clinician and neuroscientist with theoretical interests in the neurobiological mechanisms underlying brain mechanisms of learning, reading acquisition and dyslexia. She is also engaged in translational programs focused on the science of resilience, compensation and socio-emotional competency, as well as developing and validating edtech tools.

Dr. Hoeft will speak on socio-emotional and cognitive resilience in children with learning disabilities, as well as how to promote them based on research in the non-LD literature.

Please RSVP here by January 20th

Hyde Park Day School 

6254 S. Ellis Ave. Chicago, IL 60637

13860 Main Street, Lemont, IL 60439

1980 Old Willow Road Northfield IL 60093


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Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.  

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