All=All grades thru Adult PHS=Preschool to High School
PP=Preschool to Post-Secondary EHS=Elementary to High School
EP=Elementary to Post-Secondary MHS=Middle to High School
PE=Preschool to Elementary HS+=High School to Adult
EM=Elementary to Middle
Keynote: Amanda Morin, Understood.org Staff Expert & Writer
Busting the Myths and Stigmas Around Learning and Attention Issues:
A Way Forward (ALL)
8:00-8:45 Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open
8:45-10:15 Welcome, Meet Educator of the Year, & Keynote
10:15-10:45 Networking & Resource Expo
10:45-12:15 Session 1
Workshop A: Dyslexia: Making it Personal (ALL)
Workshop B: IEPs - More Than Just About Grades (PHS)
Workshop C: Using Pattern of Strengths/Weakness to Determine Eligibility (EP)
Workshop D: Resilience Can Be Taught! 10 Tools to Motivate Any Student (EHS)
Workshop E: Successful Transition From High School to College for Students with LD (HS+)
Workshop F: Mindfulness/Meditation to Deal With Anger, Frustration, and Stress (HS+)
Workshop G: How to Engage Children and Keep Them Engaged So They Learn! (PE)
12:15-1:00 Lunch + Meet Drums & Disabilities (All) &
Improving Achivement for ALL Students - Peggy McDonald, NJ Dept. of Education
1:00-2:30 Session 2
Workshop H: Accommodations: Opportunity on the Playing Field: What's Fair (All)
Workshop I: Diagnosing Decoding Issues in Students of All Ages (EPS)
Workshop J: Vocabulary-The Key to the Kingdom (MHS)
Workshop K: The Healing Art of Drum Therapy (ALL)
Workshop L: ADHD & Learning Differences:The Role of the Neuropsychologist in Evaluation & Treatment (ALL)
Workshop M: Striving for Success in Special Education with a Technology Toolbox (EHS)
Workshop N: How Do I Self-Advocate? Insights and Strategies for College & Life (HS+)
2:30-3:00 Networking & Resource Expo
3:00-4:30 Session 3
Workshop O: ADHD From the Inside Out: What's New, What's Not New, and What You Can Do (PHS)
Workshop P: Language Needs and Program Decisions (EHS)
Workshop Q: How to Advocate for Students with LD for Experts and Parents (PP)
Workshop R: Managing Challenging Behavior: an Overview of Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (PP)
Workshop S: What We Want Everyone to Know About Dyslexia (EM)
Workshop T: College and Work Success for All! (HS+)
Workshop U: Linking Assessment to Intervention by Understanding the Academic Manifestations of Cognitive Strengths and Needs (EHS)
4:30 Certificates for 6 Professional Development hours will be available (NJ Provider Identification #568)
**Some sessions meet the required two hours of professional development in the area of dyslexia/reading disabilities.
Complete session descriptions available on our website www.ldanj.org.
Hope to see you at the conference! Together we CAN make a difference!
For sponsor, advertising, and vendor opportunities contact LDANJ at email@example.com or go to www.ldanj.org. Submit by October 1, 2016-CLOSED
Early Bird Registration thru October 14th, 2016: CLOSED
LDA Members & Students $25, Non-Members $50, Registration & Membership $75
Starting October 15th, 2016 - October 22nd registration with credit card on Eventbrite only :
LDA Members $50, Students $25, Non-Members $75, Registration & Membership $100
Walk-Ins will be honored as space permits; check or cash preferred.
Questions? Please call 732-645-2738 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is available near the student center in lots 105 and Green & Yellow without permits.
Bus from NYC goes to the East Brunswick Tower Center & you can cab to event (about $15 -732-257-3800).
Train available into New Brunswick & you can cab to event. Cabs available at station.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
All questions go to email@example.com or 732-645-2738.
***On the date of the event only, contact 732-991-9107 if you have a problem.
What is the refund policy?
Typically, there will be no refunds after October 15th.
When & Where
Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)
LDANJ is the state affiliate of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. LDA is a nonprofit organization run by volunteers dedicated to providing information and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities.