The Winston School San Antonio hosts an impressive group of national, regional and local experts in “How Teens Think” on Friday, January 25.
Abigail Baird, Ph.D., is an award-winning researcher in brain imagery and neuro¬psychology, psychology professor, and scientific author at Vassar College. Her keynote presentation at the 23rd Learning Disabilities Symposium is “The Teen Species: Brain Development, Decisions and Learning Differences.” It describes adolescence as a period of tremendous and rapid neural development. One of her many studies examines how teenagers use emotion and cognitive information to inform their decisions. Another of her interest includes the influence of psychological science on law and public policy.
Physicians, nurses and other medical and health professionals, therapists, counselors and educators can receive 6 to 6.25 medical or continuing education units by attending. Online registration is available at www.winston-sa.org/symposium. For Educator group rate (5 or more) registration, call the Advancement Office of WSSA at 210-615-7485 or fax 210-615-6627.
The Winston School San Antonio offers a personalized college preparatory education for students with high potential and identified learning differences. A Winston School graduate is confident, well-rounded and a lifelong self-advocate. WSSA is a fully accredited, not-for-profit K-12 private school serving South Texas.