PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey announces its 2016 conference, to be held at Rutgers University’s Livingston Campus on Oct. 23.

The keynote speaker will be Amanda Morin, author, parent advocate and Understood.org staff expert, who will be speaking on “Busting the myths and stigmas around learning and attention issues: a way forward.”

“This conference is for parents, professionals, and anyone interested in knowing more about learning and attention issues,” said former LDANJ president and Montville resident Theresa Cavanaugh. “There are seminars of interest for everyone.”

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Seminar topics will include: drum therapy, dyslexia, resilience, transition from high school to college, meditation, accommodations, decoding, assessments, vocabulary, ADHD, self advocacy, plus many more. Speakers include authors, case managers, advocacy group leaders, instructors, and attorneys. There will also be a networking and resource expo.

Conference fees until September 1 are: $25 for LDA members and non-members $50. After September 1, prices will increase. Membership with registration is $75.

Certificates for Professional Development will be available.

For more information, call 732-645-2738 or email info@ldanj.org.

Full conference brochure http://www.ldanj.org/Events.aspx .

For sponsor, advertising, and vendor opportunities, email info@ldanj.org  or go to www.ldanj.org .