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Eye to Eye Destigmatizes Learning Disabilities

David Flink ’02, who co-founded Eye to Eye in 1998, believes learning disabilities are new avenues of thinking rather than academic setbacks.:

Exploding magic tricks in the middle of an elementary school classroom and daily rounds of chess with Janitor Jim marked a journey governed by dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for David Flink ’02.

(Distributed October 28, 2014)

Search for New Director of the Swearer Center

Brown University has begun a nationwide search for a new Director of the Swearer Center for Public Service and Associate Dean for Engaged Scholarship. The University seeks an experienced administrator to provide leadership, strategic direction, and management of one of the oldest public service centers housed in a university. The Swearer Center leads Brown University initiatives that integrate teaching, learning, and practice in order to advance scholarship and to produce a public benefit.

(Distributed October 7, 2014)

TRI-Lab Presents Symposium on Healthy Early Childhood Development

On Thursday October 2, Dr. Adele Diamond, an international expert on child development and education issues, and cognitive neuroscientist at the University of British Columbia, will join over 200 scientists, policy makers, teachers and child care professionals at a symposium aimed at improving the health, educational performance, and well-being of Rhode Island’s children.

(Distributed September 24, 2014)
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