(Gregor Kohls )

From:    Gregor Kohls  <gregor.kohls(at)ZFN-BRAIN.UNI-FREIBURG.DE>
Date:    Thu, 16 Oct 2003 12:34:22 +0200

Dear colleague, You are hereby invited to our third interdisciplinary conference 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 topics: * Dyslexia * 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: € 80 Conference: € 140 (for workshop participants: € 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: Dyslexia * 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 * 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 disorders * Neurophysiology of attention deficits Please register by Nov. 1st 2003 under one of the following addresses: * Neurolinguistisches Labor Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Werthmannplatz 3, Postfach 225 D- 79085 Freiburg i.Br. * neurolab(at)zfn-brain uni-freiburg.de michael.schecker(at)zfn-brain.uni-freiburg.de gregor.kohls(at)zfn-brain.uni-freiburg.de Further details will soon be available on our webpage www.neurolabor.de. Any alteration in the program will be posted on our webpage. Sincerely, Klaus Hennighausen Michael Schecker Gabi Christmann Anna Jaremkiewicz Gregor Kohls Verena Maas Swantje Zachau --------------------------------------------- Gregor Kohls Neurolinguistic Laboratory & Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy in Childhood and Adolescence Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (GERMANY) Werthmannplatz 3 Postfach 225 79085 Freiburg Tel.: 0761 - 203 9179 Fax.: 0761 - 203 3233

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