Free Community Education Event: A Conversation with Lou Salza

Parents of children with learning differences know that myths related to learning, memory and attention are prevalent and pervasive. Along with the Schafer Center for Learning Differences, Head of Lawrence School Lou Salza will have a conversation with parents and community members in an interactive presentation called Learning Differences: Neither a Gift nor a Curse from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Lower School on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Lawrence Lower School is located at 1551 E. Wallings Rd., in Broadview Heights. This community education event is open to the public and free. Registration is required and can be completed online: REGISTER

In his final year as Head of Lawrence School, Mr. Salza will aim to:

  • Examine persistent learning myths that interfere in understanding children with learning differences
  • Discuss the benefits of leveraging strengths and affirming academic challenges
  • Provide a framework for supporting the needs of children with learning differences, in and out of school

For more information, please contact Renee Lewis at 440.832.7850. Please share this information with anyone who might benefit. This presentation is made possible by the generosity of the Bicknell Fund.

Lou is the Head of School at Lawrence School in Northeast Ohio. He began teaching in 1973 in the Philadelphia Public Schools. Prior to joining Lawrence School in July of 2007, Lou served for 11 years as Head of School for ASSETS School for Gifted, Dyslexic and Gifted-Dyslexic students in Honolulu. For eight years prior to that, Lou was the Assistant Principal of the Hamilton Wenham Regional High School. He also served in various positions over 13 years at Landmark School in Beverly, Massachusetts. Lou currently serves as a trustee for the Ohio Association of Independent Schools, and the Cleveland Council of Independent Schools. Lou holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Massachusetts and Master's Degree from Harvard University.

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