International Bipolar Foundation’s next free lecture is Jan. 10: ‘Bipolar Disorder in Schools: What every parent needs to know’

The International Bipolar Foundation will hold its free mental health lecture series on Jan. 10, 2013 with guest Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh on “Bipolar Disorder in Schools: What every parent needs to know.”

Haytasingh is a practicing licensed educational psychologist who has devoted his entire professional career towards promoting the education of students with disabilities and differences. As a Diplomat of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, Haytasingh has taken his appreciation for brain related differences in children, and used that knowledge to properly evaluation and set up individual programs for students in public and private educational settings.

Haytasingh provides assessments to student with emotional and neuropsychological differences, and works with teachers, parents and districts to develop meaningful educational programs. Haytasingh also works with dozens of attorneys and advocates in providing independent educational evaluations, and program evaluations for students suspected of not making educational benefit.

The event will be held at the Sanford Children’s Research Center (Building 12), 10905 Road to the Cure San Diego, 92121, from 5:30-6 p.m. (Social) and 6-7 p.m., lecture and Q&A. Please R.S.V.P. to Event and parking are free.