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LDANJ Fall Conference & Resource Expo for Parents and Professionals

Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

LDANJ Fall Conference & Resource Expo for Parents and...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
LDA Member   more info Nov 1, 2018 $25.00 $0.00
Non-Member   more info Nov 1, 2018 $50.00 $0.00
Membership & Registration   more info Nov 1, 2018 $75.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Registration   more info Nov 1, 2018 $25.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Membership & Registration Nov 1, 2018 $50.00 $0.00
SPAN Parent   more info Nov 1, 2018 $25.00 $0.00
SPAN Student with parent registration   more info Nov 1, 2018 Free $0.00
Speakers-Paid Vendors-With Sessions   more info 1d 7h 40m Free $0.00
Speakers & Paid Vendors-No Sessions   more info 1d 7h 40m Free $0.00
Donation   more info Nov 10, 2018 Enter donation ($)

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***NOTE:  Full brochure at
***NOTE: Mail-in registration form on website accepted until Nov. 1

***Vendor & advertising information also available at or contact LDANJ at

Special thanks to DDNJ  and to TCNJ for their support!!



Key: P=Preschool  K=Kindergarten  E=Elementary  M=Middle School  HS=High School  + =Beyond HS                  

8:00-8:30      Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open 

8:30-9:45      Session A

Workshop 1:  Learning Disability:  What the Heck is It?  Dickman (All)

Workshop 2:  The Value of a Neuropsychological Assessment to the IEP Process-Butler (E-HS)             

Workshop 3:  Bringing Reading/Writing Skills to Grade Level-Van Brocklen/J. Halpert (E-HS+)       

Workshop 4:  Develop an IEP to Be “Appropriate” Under the New Standard-Freeman (P-HS)  

Workshop 5:  Advocating For Your Child with Dyslexia:  Reflections of a Lawyer and Mom-Francullo (E-M)

Workshop 6:  It’s Complicated! Understanding Learning Challenges-Glass (M-HS)

Workshop 7:  Reaching All Learners with Engaging Mathematics Activities-Osondu (E-M)

Workshop 8:  Guide to Transition Services in New Jersey-Pratt (M-HS)

9:45-10:15    Networking & Resource Expo

10:15-11:30  Session B  

Workshop 1:  Dyslexia for a Day: A Simulation- Barnes/Mitchell   (All)             

Workshop 2:  Neurobiology and Clinical Implications of Co-occurring Reading and Anxiety Problems-Davis (All)

Workshop 3:  Navigate the Maze of Writing Instruction: A Structured Roadmap that Works!-Patel (E-M)

Workshop 4:  Orton-Gillingham Online-Levy (K-HS)

Workshop 5:  Where Personalized Learning Meets Special Education-Corto (E-HS)

Workshop 6:   How Visual Processing Impacts Reading and Learning- Roth (All)

Workshop 7:  True Grit:  Building Resiliency in Students with Learning Challenges- Scully (All)

Workshop 8:   Reading Success by Third Grade or Sooner-Mira & Mark Halpert (K-3)

11:30-1:00      Lunch & Learn     or   Lunch & Resource Expo

                         1- Your Kid’s Gonna be Okay: Building Executive Function Skills-Delman (All)

                         2- Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology: Perfect Together-Krass (All)

1:00-2:15       Session C

 Workshop 1:  Neuropsychology and the Role of Executive Functioning in Academic Achievement-Murphy (All)

 Workshop 2:   The Role of Executive Functions in Math- McCloskey (All)

 Workshop 3:   Teaching Vocabulary, Spelling and Decoding-Chambre (P-E)

 Workshop 4:   Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Writing-Levy (M-HS)

 Workshop 5:   Google for Dyslexia-Assistive Technology Resources for Reading and Writing-Mendez (E-HS)

 Workshop 6:   Navigating Classroom Management of Students with Learning Disabilities-Belgrave (E-HS)

 Workshop 7:   Real-Time Customize Reading Strategies for High School and Beyond -Mannis (HS-HS+)

  Workshop 8:   A Success MAP for the Smart Struggling Student- The Halperts   

2:15-2:45        Networking & Resource Expo

2:45-4:00        Session D

   Workshop 1:   Dyslexia Handbook-Tellier (P-HS)

   Workshop 2:   The Role of Executive Functions in Writing- McCloskey (All)

   Workshop 3:   Erasing the Misery of Reading and Spelling MultisyllabicWords-DeSimone (E-HS+)

   Workshop 4:   How to Engage Children and Keep Them Engaged so They Learn-Silbert (P-E)

   Workshop 5:   Misconceptions of Assistive Technology: Where to Start the Conversation-Vargas (M-HS+)

   Workshop 6:   Teaching Financial Literacy to Our Students-Nadler (E-M)

   Workshop 7:   Dyslexia - High School Students’ Perspectives - Scheiner & Stampe (M-HS+)

   Workshop 8:   The 3 R’s of Transition to Adulthood:  Responsibility, Regulation, Relationships-Desand (M-HS+)

   4:00  Certificates for 6 Professional Development hours distributed (NJ Provider Identification #568)

             NJEA Professional Endorsement

Complete session descriptions available on our website


Hope to see you at the conference!  

Together we CAN make a difference!



Sponsor, advertising, and vendor opportunities

Contact LDANJ at or go to for form.

Submit until October 15, 2018  


Early Bird Registration - Discount Rates until November 1, 2018

LDA Members & Students $25, Non-Members $50, Registration & Membership $75


Starting November 1, 2018 registration with credit card on Eventbrite only 

Students$25, LDA Members $50,  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



 What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

Parking available right next to Education Building in Lots 17 or 18 is space available.  Otherwise, go to Lots 4, 5 or 6.   

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

All questions go to 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 November 1.





Have questions about LDANJ Fall Conference & Resource Expo for Parents and Professionals? Contact Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

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When & Where

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)
Education Building
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628

Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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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.

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