14064 A New Definition of Learning Disability - January 10, 2014

Milwaukee, WI US
January 10, 2014

Weekly grand rounds as a forum for clinical and basic research updates in neurology with respect to diagnosis and management of neurological disorders and advances in neuroscience.  General areas of focus will include among others the following:  neuromuscular, epilepsy, sleep, movement disorders, stroke and vascular disorders, neurodegenertive, dementia and memory disorders, headaches and cranial neuralgias, autonomic disorders, and general neurologic conditions.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

Neurologists and Neuropsychologists as a specialty, including both generalists and sub-specialists.  Health care providers including physicians (MD's, DO's) RN, APNP, PA,  PhD, as well as students, residents, and fellows.  Also included are basic and clinical researchers and clinicians throughout neurology, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology especially during the monthly interdisciplinary grand rounds presentations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Know the 8 academic areas that are considered learning disabilities in federal and state special education law.
  2. Understand the response to intervention approach for identifying students with learning disabilities.
  3. Become familiar with the main reasons for setting aside the historic aptitude-achievement discrepancy method for identifying students with learning disabilities
Additional information


Stella Miller
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-5224
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/10/2014 - 8:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/10/2014 - 9:00am CST
Froedtert Hospital West
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
Planning Committee:
Jonathan Florczak, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Christopher Butson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
David Sabsevitz, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuropsychology
Thomas Chelimsky, MD
Department of Neurology
Professor and Chairman
Presenters Names:
Robert Newby, PhD
Department of Neurology & Pediatrics
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial interests to disclose except Robert Newby, PhD; which includes:  Cardinal Stritch University  (speaker-honorarium) & Suburban School Psychologists Group ( speaker-honorarium)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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