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Expert to speak on learning disorders

Updated:   11/26/2008 09:26:28 AM EST

Wednesday, November 26
PITTSFIELD — Dr. Kevin Blake, a national authority on learning disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in adolescents, will be the featured speaker at Hillcrest Educational Center's Fall Conference for the Berkshires.

The conference is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Berkshire Hills Country Club.

Blake, of Tucson, Ariz., has been a consultant with several universities and institutions in his home state, most notably the University of Arizona and Sierra Tucson, a private psychiatric hospital in Tucson.

Conference registration is $89, or $75 when sending three or more people from the same organization. Continuing Education Credits are being provided through Berkshire AHEC and CEU's are available for social workers, licensed mental health counselors and nurses.

Family members of those affected by learning disorders and or AD/HD are encouraged to attend.

Info: Michele Morin, (413) 499-7924, ext. 129, or mmorin@hillcrestec.org. Conference information and registration is also available online at www.hillcresteducationalcenters.org.



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