The Science of Educating Special Needs Children

Published: September 9, 2015

Capitol Hill Briefing, in Washington, DC: The increase in diagnoses of children with special needs has presented unique challenges in their education and development. What are leading scientists working on to confront these challenges?  Panel includes Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD, of Oregon Health & Science University and Dana Alliance members Martha Denckla, MD, of Johns Hopkins University and Kennedy Krieger Institute and Sally Shaywitz, MD, of Yale. Neuroscience briefings are hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), in conjunction with the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, and through the support of the Dana Foundation.