Thursday, November 02, 2006

Creating Healthy Environments at Home and School

Developmental Delay Resources’
2006/2007 New York City Lecture Series
Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9:00 p.m.

COST: DDR members: $25 /lecture; Series: $150 Non-members: $35 /lecture, Series: $200
Lifespire Families and staff: FREE

LOCATION: Lifespire Conference Room, Empire State Bldg., Suite 314, 350 5th Ave. at 34th St.

Pre-registration is encouraged and would be appreciated. Questions? Call DDR at 800-497-0944
Go to to register online.

October 24, 2006
Environmental Toxicity In Our Everyday Lives
Speaker: Richard Statler, D.C. is a Certified Pediatric Chiropractor with DAN! training. He practices in Huntington, Long Island, where he specializes in helping families of children with special needs. He is the Health Care Director for the NY Games for the Physically Challenged.

November 14, 2006
Essential Elements of Feng Shui for Healthy Development
Speaker: William Spear is an internationally recognized authority on health and environmental issues. He is the author of, Feng Shui Made Easy which has been translated into eleven languages and is "the most user-friendly explanation of feng shui for American audiences."

December 5, 2006
Healthy Schools: What You and Your Child’s Principal Need to Know
Speaker: Mindy Pennypacker and Paul McRandle are the editor and senior research editor of “The Green Guide”, an independent research and information organization, which was dubbed the “green living source for today’s conscious consumer.”

January 30, 2007
Home Enlightenment: Health & Harmony in the Home
Speaker: Annie B. Bond is an intuitive healer and the author of several books, including, Home Enlightenment, a comprehensive guide to establishing a naturally healthy home sanctuary, a way of living and creating a home that is in harmony with the earth.

March 6, 2007
The Role of the Parent in Healthy School Food
Speaker: Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D. is an award-winning writer, consultant, lecturer, and the founder of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New York City. She is an expert in the uses of food for health and is the author of Food and Healing, among other books.

April 17, 2007
Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution
Speaker: Devra Lee Davis, Ph.D., MPH is a world-renowned epidemiologist who conducts research on environmental health and chronic disease. She is the author of When Smoke Ran Like Water, hailed as “simply the best book on the environment since Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.”

May 15, 2007
The Sensory Smart Home and School
Speaker: Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L is a NYC pediatric occupational therapist who works with those of all ages and diagnoses including sensory processing disorder, physical disabilities, learning disorders, autism, and emotional disturbance. She is the author of Raising a Sensory Smart Child.

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