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Diagnosing Learning Disorders including language and reading disorders

Format Workshop
Presenters Associate Professor Tim Hannan
Description This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of current best practice in the diagnosis of developmental learning disorders. The cognitive and neurobiological bases of various disorders will be reviewed, with a major focus on language disorders and reading disorders. CPD points can be claimed for workshop.
Who should attend:
The workshop is suitable for all health professionals working with children and adolescents including psychologists, early childhood nurses, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, GPs, and paediatricians. It is also suitable for those involved in the education sector who work with children with learning disorders including guidance officers. The workshop will accrue professional development hours.
About the presenter(s) Tim Hannan is a clinical psychologist & clinical neuropsychologist, who has been working with children & adolescents for 21 years. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Charles Sturt University, having previously been employed at the Children's Hospital at Westmead & the University of Western Sydney. Tim was the Project Director for the 2003-06 Australian Standardisation Projects for the WISC-IV, WIAT-II and CELF-4.Tim has completed postgraduate degrees in clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, cognitive science, & sport psychology. He has served on national or state committees of five colleges, including: NSW Chair of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (1998-1999; National Chair of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (1999-2001); the APS College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists (2003-2005); & the APS College of Sport Psychologists (2008-2010). He was elected to fellowship of the APS in 2008 & to the Board of Directors in 2010. Tim is the President-Elect of the APS, and will assume the office of President from September 2012 for a term of two years.
Location QLD Regional, Australia
Venue Halls of Residence
James Cook Drive, Townsville Campus, James Cook University, Douglas, Qld, 4811

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 8 Oct 2012
Time 8.30 am for registration, commencing 9am - 4pm
Cost Students $25, APS Members $100, Non-member attendees $125
Notes The fee includes morning and afternoon tea. Lunch will not be provided. Foccacia's and Bambini cafes and the University Refectory all provide meals and drinks at reasonable cost in close walking distance to Uni Halls.
Organiser North Queensland Branch
Contact Name Beryl Buckby
Telephone 07 47816959
Fax 07 47815117
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