Tales From the Road

The Field of Learning Disabilities has undergone significant changes over the past ten years. Trends, research and legislation have occurred which impact upon the lives of children with Learning Disabilitiesand those who teach and parent them. As a teacher, administrator, consultant and national speaker, Rick has witnessed these developments from a unique vantage point.

By presenting anecdotes from his years as a national speaker Rick will discuss the "state of the field" and its impact upon some of the thousands of people that he has met during his travels. This address, which served as the Opening Keynote for the 1996 International Learning Disabilities conference in Dallas, provides valuable insights into the problems, challenges and issues in Special Education today.

 Note: This has been a very popular Keynote Address at major conferences


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