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Learning Disabilities Fall Conference & Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Learning Disabilities Fall Conference & Resource Expo

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
LDA Member   more info Oct 25, 2019 $30.00 $0.00
Non-Member   more info Oct 25, 2019 $55.00 $0.00
Membership & Registration   more info Oct 25, 2019 $80.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Registration   more info Oct 25, 2019 $30.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Membership & Registration Oct 25, 2019 $55.00 $0.00
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Note:  Full brochure and mail-in registration form



***Special thanks to Decoding Dyslexia NJ 

& to TCNJ for their support*** 



Beacon College

Gibbons P.C.

Winston Prep NJ


    Sponsor, Vendor & advertising information-email - Closed



                            Contact with questions or 732-645-2738


NOTE: Day of Conference in-person registration only as space permits!! Cash preferred.  Questions?  732-991-9107


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


8:30-9:00       Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open 


9:00-10:15     Session A

    Workshop 1:  A Neuropsychological Formula for Diagnosing LD & Other Problems/Korner/All

     Workshop 2:  Dyslexia Myths & Misconceptions & a Path to Intervention Across the Lifespan/Murphy/PS-HS

     Workshop 3:  Math is Language Too-Two/McHale & Heffernan/E-M             

     Workshop 4:  Writing Instruction: A Structured Roadmap that Works/Patel/E-M

     Workshop 5:  Dyslexia – Making It Personal/Brugger/All

    Workshop 6:   iLearn: 10 Must-Have Apps and Tools for Students with Learning Disabilities/Mendez/E-HS

     Workshop 7:  Gap Year Benefits for LD Learning Styles/Bull/HS-HS+

     Workshop 8:  The 3 Rs of Transition to Adulthood/Feagles/M-HS+

     Workshop 9:  College Transition: Correcting Myths & Misunderstandings/Hamblet/M-HS


10:15-10:45    Networking & Resource Expo


10:45-12:00    Session B  

    Workshop 1:  The Intersection of Dyslexia, Executive Functioning & Shut-Down Learners/Selznick/All 

    Workshop 2:   Best Practices in Dyslexia/LD Identification/Grau/E-HS

    Workshop 3:   Everyone Math-ing: Promoting Grade Level Math Content for All/Schwartz/M-HS+

     Workshop 4:  How to Live in a World of Words/Overcoming Reading Comprehension/Katz/E-HS+

    Workshop 5:   Emotions, Impulsivity & Behaviors: Self-Regulation Strategies & ADHD/Gryta/P-HS

    Workshop 6:   Dyslexia:  Making It Personal/Brugger/All

    Workshop 7:   Orton-Gillingham On-Line/Levy /K-HS

    Workshop 8:   Developing an IEP for Success/Pratt/M-HS+

    Workshop 9:   Parent Roundtables: Ask the Experts/Decoding Dyslexia NJ/All


12:00- 12:30    Lunch--Networking--Resource Expo  


12:30-1:45       Session C

   Workshop 1:   The Brain Science Behind Learning and Connecting with Students/Understood-Kaufman/All

    Workshop 2:   What is the Difference Between an IEP and a 504 Plan?/Palisano & Clifford/All

    Workshop 3:   State of the State of Inclusion in NJ/Buglione/E-HS

    Workshop 4:    Formal & Informal Assessment DataàDiagnostic, Prescriptive Literacy Instruction/Lynam/All

     Workshop 5:   Teaching Financial Literacy/Nadler/E-M     

     Workshop 6:   Executive Functioning & Emotional Regulation for Young Adults/Cavanagh/HS-HS+

     Workshop 7:    Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Writing/Levy/M-HS

     Workshop 8:   Choosing the Best LD Transition Program/Sommer/M-HS+

     Workshop 9:   Dyslexia: From the High School Students’ Perspectives/YES! Program Ambassadors/M-HS+


1:45-2:15        Networking & Resource Expo


2:15-3:30        Session D

    Workshop 1:    I Have A Diagnosis, Now What?/Meltzer/PS-HS

     Workshop 2:   Proven Techniques to Increase Learning and Manage Attention/Elrom/E-HS

     Workshop 3:   A Frickin’ Elephant-Language Comprehension/Mancuso/PS-E

     Workshop 4:   Dyslexia Handbook/Tellier/PS-HS

     Workshop 5:   Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Accessibility for All Learners/Chambers/PS-HS

     Workshop 6:   Mandate to Mission: One District’s Journey to Support Dyslexia/So. Brunswick Schools/E-HS

     Workshop 7:  Parent-Child Separation: Preparing for College Transition/Morris-Wood/HS-HS+

      Workshop 8:  The True, Real, & Hard Facts: Transition from High School to College/McLennon-Wier/HS-HS+

      Workshop 9:  Technology Beyond the Classroom/Marotta/HS-HS+


**3:30   Certificates for 5 Professional Development Units (NJ Provider Id #568)

              LDANJ Annual Meeting 


Complete session descriptions available on our website or email


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 Oct. 10, 2019 


Early Bird Registration - Discount Rates until Oct. 13, 2019

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


Starting Oct. 14, 2019 registration with credit card on Eventbrite only : 

Students$30, LDA Members $30,  Non-Members $55, Registration & Membership $80 


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 Oct. 20.





Have questions about Learning Disabilities Fall Conference & Resource Expo ? 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, October 27, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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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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