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June 15, 2001 -- No. 296

Educators from around world to discuss differences in learning at All Kinds of Minds conference

Conference

June 18-21

Presentation by Dr. Mel Levine, founder of All Kinds of Minds

8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday (June 18)

The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill

Educators, administrators, educational therapists and tutors from England, Malaysia and Switzerland, as well as from 27 states, will converge on Chapel Hill for All Kinds of Mindsí annual conference "Understanding and Managing Differences in Learning: A Neurodevelopmental View and Approach." National faculty of the instituteís Schools Attuned professional development program, featured in Newsweek and Teacher Magazine, will address the conference.

All Kinds of Minds is a private non-profit institute affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Its programs include Schools Attuned for educators throughout the state and nation and the Student Success Center in Chapel Hill, where parents may receive detailed evaluations and management plans for their children.

The conference is designed to develop educatorsí awareness of differences in learning and introduce them to ways to recognize their studentsí strengths and weaknesses.

All Kinds of Minds founder Dr. Mel Levine, a pediatrician and director of UNCís Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning, will give a presentation. More information on Levine is available by calling (919) 962-8415.

For more information on All Kinds of Minds, click on www.allkindsofminds.org.

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