May 1974
Journal of Learning Disabilities;May1974, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p290
Academic Journal
This article reports on developments in the field of learning disabilities in the United states. New officers and directors of the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities were announced at the group's 11th International Conference which was held in Houston, Texas from February 28, 1974 through March 2, 1974. Dr. Lee Haslinger, associated with the Human Resources Center of the Pontiac, Michigan public school system, is the 1974 president. Applications for the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Navy- Marine Scholarship Program are being accepted. This program offers financial aid for four years in college. The Navy pays tuition and educational fees, books, uniforms and $100 per month subsistence allowance. Guidelines for applicants for the Albert Harris Award sponsored by the International Reading Association have been released. The award is a monetary grant given annually for the outstanding contribution to the diagnosis and remediation of reading and/or learning disabilities. Eligible for the award are publications in a professional journal or monographs during the years June 1, 1972 to June 1, 1974. Applicants should submit 10 copies of the publication by November 1, 1974.


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