Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy holds fall lecture
Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide discuss children’s learning disorders
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2008) — Florida Southern College’s Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy welcomes Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide to the Center’s fall lecture on Nov. 13. The lecture will begin with a reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres in the Honeyman Pavilion. The Eides’ presentation will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the adjacent Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall, followed by a dessert and book signing reception. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Eides, authors of “The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success,” and co-directors of The Eide Neurolearning Clinic in Edmonds, Wash., will discuss "How to Troubleshoot and Treat Children's Learning Challenges.” Brock earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago. He is both a researcher and physician and has published widely on topics including medical ethics and learning disorders. Fernette is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard and received her medical degree from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine. She completed post-graduate training in neurology and basic neuroscience research at the University of Pennsylvania and has served on the neurology faculties of the University of Washington, University of California, and University of Chicago Schools of Medicine. She is published widely in basic neurobiology and learning disorders.
In-Service units and nursing Continuing Education units are available. For further information, contact David Wood, Ph.D., The Hal and Marjorie Roberts Professor of Learning and Literacy and director of the Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy, at 863- 680-3741 or email@example.com.