World Summit on Learning Disabilities

    CALGARY, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Calgary is a world leader in the field of
education and research for learning disabilities and ADHD. As a model of
excellence for many, the Foothills Academy Society, Calgary's premiere
educational facility, is hosting their first-ever World Summit in Lake Louise,
Alberta from April 14th through 16th, 2008.
    Why the need for the World Summit 2008: Learning Disabilities Fact or
Fiction? It is estimated that 10-15% of the population has a learning
disability and/or ADHD. Many who are undiagnosed live marginalized lives,
underutilizing their skills and abilities. This has a cost to business,
society and to personal lives. "The purpose of this important summit is to
transition learning disabilities from an invisible disability into a visible
ability", explained 2008 Chair, Brenda Martin.
    Experts in fields such as psychology, medicine, government, research,
education, justice, corporate and consumers, will debate and explore positions
about learning disabilities - are they fact or fiction?

    What:  2008 World Summit on Learning Disabilities: Fact or Fiction

    When:  April 14, 15 and 16, 2008

    Where: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

    Why:   Opportunity to share information, debate issues and explore


    There are only 250 registrations available for this international
gathering. The 2008 World Summit on Learning Disabilities is for those with an
opinion, voice or interest in the study, work, play and lives of those with
learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Shawna Ogston, 2008 Summit
Publicity, (403) 870-2009

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