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Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo

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Thinking about the future after high school? Start planning in middle school and/or high school and still plan during post-secondary!

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Special thanks for helping to organize this virtual conference!

The Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC)



Silver Sponsor

Freeman Law Offices

Bronze Sponsors

Beacon College

Fairleigh Dickinson University

New Frontiers in Learning

Purnell School


Winston Transitions

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***NOTE: on-line registration only

Questions? info@LDANJ.org or 732-645-2738

Members free with code, Non-Members $25

Parents, Students, & Adults with LD Free

Note: Only Professionals/Educators will get certificates _____________________________________________________________


8:00-8:15 Welcome

8:15-9:00 Resource Expo Open

9:00-9:45 Session A

Workshop 1: Finding Success at the Post-Secondary Level: Options for Students with LD & ADHD

Workshop 2: 10 Qualities Employers Look for in Job Candidates

Workshop 3: Insider’s Perspective on Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders

Workshop 4: If Virtual School Doesn’t Work, What Are Your Options?

Workshop 5: Self-Regulation Strategies & ADHD

Workshop 6: Assistive Technology Within Reach: Free Built-Ins of the Chromebook and iPad

9:45-10:15 Break/ Resource Expo

10:15-11:00 Session B

Workshop 1: Giving the Gift of Time: Planning for Growth and Exploration After High School

Workshop 2: Mental Health Considerations for Students with Learning Differences

Workshop 3: The College Match Rubric: Tools to Determine College Fit

Workshop 4: Transition Plans: IDEA/504/ADA-Debunking Common Misconceptions

Workshop 5: Developing Literacy Skills in Small Group and In-Class Support Settings

Workshop 6: Transition and Assistive Technology

11:00-11:30 Break/ Resource Expo

11:30-12:15 Session C

Workshop 1: The Absent-Minded Professor: Executive Functioning, College, and Common Sense

Workshop 2: Navigating College or Other Post-Secondary Options

Workshop 3: They’ll Make Their Own Boxes: The Power of Self-Advocacy for College

Workshop 4: Applying to College with LD: A Top 10 List

Workshop 5: NAMI NJ School & Family Education Programss

Workshop 6: Work Success for Young Adults with LD: Challenges & Practical Strategies

12:15- 1:00 Choose 1

Lunch & Resource Expo

Lunch & Learn 1- Learning Disabilities: The High School Students’ Perspectives

Lunch & Learn 2-Age Appropriate Transition Assessments

1:00-1:45 Session D

Workshop 1: Person Centered Planning Instructional Practices

Workshop 2: Creating Successful Transitions to Life After High School

Workshop 3: Helping Students to Build Resilience

Workshop 4: Using the Gen-Z Experience to Transform Academic/EF Remediation

Workshop 5: Successful Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities

Workshop 6: Unleash Your Genius!

1:45-2:00 Break/Resource Expo

2:00-2:45 Session E

Workshop 1: Anxiety and Learning Disabilities

Workshop 2: I Have a Diagnosis, Now What? Navigating Special Education

Workshop 3: What LD Students Need to Succeed in College

Workshop 4: The NJ Career Assistance Navigator

Workshop 5: Executive Functions: Why Teens Need to Have Them

Workshop 6: Strategies for Life Skills: Balancing Parent Support and Student Independence

2:45-3:00 Break/Resource Expo

3:00-3:45 Session F

Workshop 1: Smooth Transition to College/Employment with Executive Functioning Challenges

Workshop 2: Work Readiness: Preparing Students for the World of Work

Workshop 3: My Road from Struggling Student to Successful Special Education Teacher

Workshop 4: Live Your Best Life: Take Control of Your Services

Workshop 5: Technology Tools for Success

Workshop 6: Unleash Your Genius!

*** Certificates for 5.25 Professional Development Units (NJ Provider Id #568) will be emailed 8/12

*** Some changes may occur to workshops due to cancellations.

Disclaimer: LDANJ does not endorse or recommend any method, treatment, or product; evaluation or remedial center, program, or persons for children and adults with learning disabilities. It does however, endeavor to inform, believing that you have the right to know what is available to assist those who have a learning disability to reach their full potential.

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