PEN Events for the Spring: Save the Dates!

College Student Panel on Learning and Attention Difficulties

Peninsula (Serra High School):  Tuesday, January 8, 2013; 7 – 9pm

San Francisco (Mercy High School):  Thursday, January 10, 2013; 7:30 – 9pm

Applying to college or choosing a college for the student with learning and attention difficulties is an important and sometimes difficult and confusing process.  Hear from the experts:  college students with learning and attention difficulties.  The students, all members of SAFE, will discuss their experiences with applications and college life.


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Parent-Friendly Psychological Testing:  What do all those numbers mean?

Saturday, January 12, 2013; 9am – 12pm

Brendan Pratt, Ph.D.

Psychological testing can guide parents to a better understanding of the issues and effective solutions, but they first need to understand what the evaluation actually means.  Dr. Pratt will explain the numbers with specific case examples so parents can set reasonable goals and support effective educational interventions.  Co-sponsored with Support for Families of Children with Disabilties.

Location:  Support for Families’ Office

Registration:  Contact Support for Families at (415) 920-5040

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Welcome to the Future:  Where Diverse Brains Thrive

Saturday, January 26, 2013; 9am – 3 pm

Professional Development and Parent Training.  Featuring 2 workshops:  Welcome to the Future:  Where Diverse Brains Thrive with Gordon F. Sherman, Ph.D., & Cerebrodiversity in the Classroom and at Homewith Dee Rosenberg.  Co-sponsored with the Northern California Branch of the International Dylexia Association.

Location:  St. Ignatius College Preparatory


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Further details and registration information can be found on the PEN website,


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