FOUNDER SUSAN KONIAK SPEAKS AT UNITED WAY S.T.A.R.S. CONFERENCE,
FLORIDA, MAY 2007.
The United Way of West Palm Beach County, Florida, has
invited Susan to speak at its S.T.A.R.S. Conference on
May 5, 2007. “S.T.A.R.S.” stands for Start
Transition and Realize Success.
The Conference is for public school students with disabilities, their families
and support providers. Conference organizers hope to provide information
and workshops that will help guide students with disabilities through a successful
transition from high school to adulthood. Attendance is expected to be about
Susan will address the entire group, speaking about modes
of compensating for learning disabilities, learning to
live in a world constructed by and for “others,” and
the exciting research project Sarah’s Place has planned
to develop more effective interventions for the learning
disabled and to learn more about what is different about
the brains of people who have visual/spatial processing
difficulties. She will then conduct a break-out session
for parents and students.