'Better Hearing and Speech Month': A month chosen by a consortium of organizations concerned with hearing, speech, and language problems to inform Americans about the assistance available to those with communicative disorders. Contact: National Council for Better Hearing and Speech Month, 1420 21st St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 331-9694.
11-14--Elementary-school administrators: "Leadership Behavior and Group Processes,'' certificate of advanced proficiency regional workshops, National Association of Elementary School Principals, to be held in Vancouver, Canada. Contact: Robert E. Anastasi, Education Programs Specialist, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.
11-14--Elementary-school administrators: "Performance and Evaluation,'' "certificate of advanced proficiency regional workshops,'' National Association of Elementary School Principals, to be held in Detroit. Contact: Robert E. Anastasi Education Programs Specialist, N.A.E.S.P., 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-3345.
12-13--Special education: Conference on autistic preschoolers, sponsored by the division of treatment and education of autistic and related communication-handicapped children of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill school of medicine's psychiatry department, to be held in Durham, N.C. Contact: Helen Garrison, Division TEACCH, CB# 7180, Medical School Wing E, U.N.C., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599-7180; (919) 962-2118.
13-14--Crisis management: "Crisis Management: How to Avoid a Crisis and What to do When One Occurs,'' leadership seminar, National School Boards association, Denver. Contact: Donna Haines, Manager, Education and Management Services Department, N.S.B.A., 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 838-6722.
13-14--Democratic education: "Equity and Excellence: Public Education in a Democratic Education,'' national conference, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy in Education, Ohio University's college of education, and O.U. Student Council for Exceptional Children, to be held at the university. Contact: I.D.E., McCracken Hall, O.U., Athens, Ohio, 45701; (614) 593-4531.