Delaware Valley Friends School Speaker Series



Please join eight area LD schools for an Evening Presentation with Anne Ford, author and advocate for children with learning disabilities

Mrs. Ford will discuss her book:

The Stigmatized Child: Helping Parents Overcome the Stigma Attached to Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Lack of Social Skills.

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM
at Delaware Valley Friends School

Photos of Guest Speaker Anne FordAnne Ford served as Chairman of the Board of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) from 1989 to 2001. Mrs. Ford has received many honors for her work, including the Lizette H. Sarnoff Award for Volunteer Service from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters from Leslie University for her advocacy work for people with learning disabilities, and has spoken on this issue at numerous corporations such as JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Ford Motor Company.

Mrs. Ford has co-authored five books with John-Richard Thompson: Laughing Allegra, On Their Own, and A Special Mother. These first three books were designated as finalists for the “Books for A Better Life” Awards. Her fourth book is called The Forgotten Child: "If She is Special, What am I?" When Learning Disabilities Cause Tension in the Home.

Her fifth and latest book is The Stigmatized Child: Helping Parents Overcome the Stigma Attached to Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Lack of Social Skills.

FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For additional information, contact Lisa Howell at lisa.howell@dvfs.org or call 610.640.4150 x 2160.

Delaware Valley Friends School
19 E. Central Avenue, Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301
Phone: 610.640.4150
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