Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel, Professor of Psychology, recently served as the opening keynote speaker at the 24th World Congress on Learning Disabilities at the University of Sunderland in London, England. Her keynote was titled, "The Resilient Brain: The Neuropsychology of Pediatric Resilience Despite the Impact of Emotional Disorders."
Dr. Leonard-Zabel also presented two papers, Solving the Assessment Mystery of Autism Spectrum Disorders from a Pediatric Neuropsychological Perspective and "Please Help Me. I am Having Difficulty Thinking. How Traumatic Brain Injury Impacts Pediatric Learning and Memory."
"Delivering the keynote for this globally recognized conference was the highlight of my 35-year career," said Dr. Leonard-Zabel. "I was so humbled by this opportunity and honored to serve."
The World Congress on Learning Disabilities is a highly respected organization involving professionals from a variety of industrial and developing nations providing best-practices on behalf of children with disabilities.