JULY 5 DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS Organised by International Psychology Services at National Conference Hall of Wales, Cardiff. Topics include: managing autistic children in mainstream schools; and implications for classroom practice of the latest research on dyslexia and attention deficithyperactivity disorders. Speakers include: Jenny Lyon, senior educational psychologist, Eastbourne Health Trust. Fee: pound;129.25. Details: Linda Whelan, 01273 832181.
JULY 6 MAKING VIRTUALCOMMUNITIES WORK Organised by the Learning Circuit at Roehampton Institute, London SW15, for teachers, information and communications technology co-ordinators and advisers. It will explore best practice in the use of ICT to deliver the national curriculum and how advancing technologies make this possible as part of a virtual community. Speakers include: Professor Stephen Heppell, Ultralab; and Neil McLean, British Educational Communications and Technology Agency. Fee: pound;25. Details: 0181 392 3785;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org JULY 9 COMBATING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM Organised by Stands for Education in London to explore how to raise student achievement among those affected by racism. Speakers include: Marianne Talbot, Brasenose University College, Oxford. Fee: pound;179 plus VAT (includes lunch and conference handbook). Details: 0117 983 8800.