Growth Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Parents, caregivers, teachers and therapists: if there’s a child in your life with learning differences, chances are you are seeking some advice. Discover the Lab School's popular Lecture Series! Our monthly lectures are rich with information, insights and tips that will help you nurture the opportunities—and navigate the challenges—learning differences can present. 

Check out all our 2018-2019 videos

2019-2020 Lecture Series videos coming soon!

At our Wednesday night lectures, you'll have the opportunity to listen to - and learn from - leading LD and ADHD specialists as they address early childhood, adolescent, and adult challenges and opportunities. Our lecturers are outstanding, recognized professionals in the learning differences field. Just as important, each is accessible and ready to answer your questions. 

All lectures are open to the public and offered free of charge. 
There is no reserved seating. Seating is limited. 
Registration is required – see registration link below.

Lectures are held in The Commons on the Reservoir Campus:
4759 Reservoir Road NW Washington, D.C. 20007

Unless otherwise noted, each lecture is 90-minutes long (7:30-9:00pm).

2019-2020 Lecture Series Lineup

Headshot of Jonathan Mooney

September 25, 2019

Jonathan Mooney, Neuro-Diverse Writer and Advocate

Headshot of Adrianna Bravo, MD

October 23, 2019

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Vaping, E-Cigarettes and Juuls

Headshot of Judith M. Glasser

November 6, 2019

Growing up with Learning Challenges: Emotional and Behavioral Consequences

Headshot of Gonzalo Laje, MD, MHSc

December 4, 2019

When Stimulants Are Not Enough: Alternative Strategies to Manage ADHD beyond Traditional Pharmacology

Headshot of Paul Rivas

January 15, 2020

Beyond Learning Differences and Executive Functioning Challenges: How to Solve Any Academic Problem with Study Skills and Time Management

Headshot of Daniel S Pine

February 5, 2019

Anxiety and Other Emotional Problems in Youth: Understanding and Treatment

Headshot of Steven G. Feifer

March 11, 2020

Playing with Math: Brain-Based Strategies to Improve Foundational Math Skills

Headshot of Elizabeth Dupont Spencer

April 22, 2020

Feeing Stressed? 10 Simple and Powerful Coping Strategies for Parents and Kids