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Special Needs North - an exhibition of resources for the special needs of every child (plus seminars) - is at Middlebrook Exhibition Centre, Reebok Stadium, Bolton on April 26 and 27. Free entry, seminars pound;10 (pound;7 for members of NASEN). Information, tel: 0800 018 2998.

The British Dyslexia Association's first international conference, Multilingualism and Dyslexia, is to be held on June 17-19 at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. One topic to be covered will be the teaching of foreign languages to dyslexic students.Tel: 0161 200 4100;e-mail: The MOVE teaching programme (Mobility Opportunities Via Education) is used to help children and adults with severe disabilities to sit, stand and walk. Basic courses, which will allow participants to start using the MOVE curriculum at their own school or base, are being held in Walsall on April 29-30 and May 20-21. The discounted fee is pound;35 (usual price pound;50). Tel: 01902 323066 The National Autistic Society is launching its SPELL (Structure, Positive, Empathetic, Low arousal and Links) framework in a workshop for parents and carers at the Ibis Hotel, Euston, London WC1, on April 29, the first in a three-stage training programme. Fee: pound;80 (parents pound;60). Tel: 0115 911 3363; email: The Learning Assessment Centre is running seminars on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, on June 28 and November 19. Fee pound;115 (incl. lunch). Details: 01403 240002

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