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Dr. Banerjee Delivers Keynote Address at LDA Conference

Posted: Feb 12 2013

Contact: Justin Martin 1.802.387.1632

Dr. Manju Banerjee, director of the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training, is the keynote speaker this year at the Learning Disabilities Association of America’s annual conference, being held Feb. 13-16 in San Antonio, Texas. The title of her presentation is “Technologies of the Future: Where Assistive Meets Mainstream.”

Dr. Banerjee is one of three keynote speakers at the 50th anniversary event. More information about the conference can be found here.

She is a featured member of a panel session titled “Disability Documentation Dilemmas in Higher Education: AHEAD’s New Policy Statement, Department of Justice Regulations, and Commonsense Practices.”

Dr. Banerjee brings over 27 years of experience in the field of learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She is Co-Principal Investigator of a $1.03 million federal grant investigating the application of principles of Universal Design to online and blended courses.

A certified diagnostician and teacher-consultant for learning disabilities, she has worked as a postsecondary disability service provider, faculty member, rehabilitation counselor, and research consultant for many years. Dr. Banerjee has published and presented extensively, both nationally and internationally on topics including disability documentation, technological competencies for postsecondary transition, and Universal Design. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.

Read more about Dr. Banerjee and the upcoming professional development opportunities happening through the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training.