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Conference: Neurophysiology of Developmental Disorders in Children

Dear colleague,
You are hereby invited to our third interdisciplinary

Neurophysiology of Developmental Disorders in Children

in Freiburg, Germany on the 12th and 13th of December 2003.
The conference will consist of invited lectures and free
communication (oral presentations or posters). -
Presentations and discussions will focus on the following

Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Preceding the conference there will be an introductory
workshop "Developmental Language Disorders" (December 11th,
2003, 14.00 to 18.30 h) that will provide relevant
background information on Dyslexia, SLI and ADHD and
familiarize participants with neurophysiological test
methods used in present-day research.

Registration fees:

Introductory Workshop: Euro 80

Conference: Euro 140
(for workshop participants: Euro  60)

The registration fee for the conference will be waived for
participants from the universities of  Strasbourg, Basel,
and Freiburg.

Detailed overview over the individual topics:


Developmental disorders in children as a continuum:
Co-morbidities and Correlations
Central auditory processing deficits in dyslexia
Neurophysiological correlates of dyslexia
Specific Language Impairment

How specific is the term "Specific Language Impairment"?
Central auditory processing deficits in SLI
Behavioral data versus neurophysiological findings
Basic central auditory deficits versus deficits on higher
processing levels
Aspects of processing capacity:
Auditory attention span, complexity of acoustic-auditory
sequences, complexity of parallel bottom-up and top-down
Processing Negativity: Role and function of attention
mechanisms in basic central auditory processing
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Profiling ADHD: What do attention deficits and hyperkinetic
symptoms have in common?
"Attention" at the intersection of different development
Neurophysiology of attention deficits
Please register by Nov. 30th  2003 under one of the
following addresses:

Neurolinguistisches Labor
Werthmannplatz 3, Postfach 225
D- 79085 Freiburg i.Br.
neurolab@zfn-brain uni-freiburg.de
Further details will soon be available on our webpage
Programm. Any alteration in the program will be posted on
our webpage.


Klaus Hennighausen
Michael Schecker
Gabi Christmann
Anna Jaremkiewicz
Gregor Kohls
Verena Maas
Tanja Rinker
Swantje Zachau

Gregor Kohls
Neurolinguistic Laboratory &
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
in Childhood and Adolescence
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitšt Freiburg (GERMANY)
Werthmannplatz 3
Postfach 225
79085 Freiburg
Tel.: 0761 - 203 9179
Fax.: 0761 - 203 3233