26th Annual "Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities" Conference Scheduled for March

February 16, 2004
This year's conference will focus on communication disorders in school-aged children.

Several Kennedy Krieger faculty members will present lectures at the 26th annual "Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities" continuing education conference. The conference, scheduled for March 29-31, will focus on communication disorders in school-aged children.

Designed by the late Dr. Arnold Capute in 1978, the conference provides a forum for professionals working with children with developmental disabilities to advance their training and meet their fields' continuing education requirements. The certifying agencies for social workers, psychologists, speech language pathologists, nurse practitioners, pediatricians, family practitioners and physical therapists have all agreed to accept the credit hours available to conference attendees. Credit hours for attendees are 19.50 with lunch presentations, and 19.0 without.

For a complete list of Kennedy Krieger Institute faculty scheduled to speak at the conference please go to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine website at http://www.hopkinscme.org/cme/events/devdisabil04.html.

The conference is held on the Turner Concourse on the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine campus. Registration costs $495 for physicians, residents, fellows and allied health members. Interested parties can register online at www.hopkinscme.org/cme, or phone 410-955-5880.