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Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Awards Only-Parents & Professionals   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
Awards Only- Students
Includes lunch. If you would like to stay for afternoon sessions, please email your name and choices to ASAP
Ended Free $0.00
SPAN Parent   more info Ended $25.00 $0.00
SPAN presentation - Student   more info Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details


Note:  Full brochure at

         ***NOTE: Only on-line registration as of 5/29/18-6/2/18
         ***           Walk Ins welcome on 6/3/18

            Dr. Rosa Hagin Scholarship-CLOSED  Winners announced at conference

           Vendor & advertising information also available at



8:00-8:40        Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open 

8:45-10:00      Session A

           Workshop 1:  Resilience Can Be Taught! 10 Tools to Motivate ANY Student

               Workshop 2:   Reaching Beyond One’s Perspective

             Workshop 3:  Assistive Technology Supports for Transition                

             Workshop 4:  Choosing the College Entrance Exam – ACT, SAT or None

             Workshop 5:   Panel Discussion: Campus to Career, Internships and More

           Workshop 6:   The 6 Attributes of Successful Individuals with Learning Differences 

             Workshop 7:   How Executive Functioning Skills Develop for Dyslexic Young Adults

                Workshop 8:    Successful Transition from High School to College

               SPAN 1 (Special Flyer on SPAN event page and Facebook page) - Transition & Self-Advocacy ;Students Only. Must register with parent attending the conference

 10:00-10:25    Networking & Resource Expo

 10:30-11:45    Session B  

             Workshop 1:   Navigating Transition with Vocational Rehabilitation Services

               Workshop 2:    Navigating the Career Continuum: A Toolkit for Employment Success

               Workshop 3:   Parents & Disability Support Services: Partnerships Foster Success

              Workshop 4:   College Transition:  Correcting the Myths and Misunderstandings

               Workshop 5:   The LD Toolkit:  Resources for Young Adults with LD in Transition

             Workshop 6:   Legal Transition Options

              Workshop 7:   Study Skills for Today’s College Students: Activating the Inactive Learner

              Workshop 8:  Bridging the Gap: Planning Transition Secondary to Post-Secondary

                SPAN 2 (Special Flyer on SPAN event page and Facebook page) - Students Only

  11:30-1:00   Lunch 1, Awards, Film - Normal Isn't  Real:  Succeeding with LD & ADHD  OR

 11:30-1:00   Lunch 2 and Resource Expo                       

 1:00-2:15       Session C

             Workshop 1:   Normal Isn’t Real:  Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD-Follow-Up

               Workshop 2:   Understanding Executive Function and its Impact on School and Life

               Workshop 3:   Helping the Capable but Unmotivated and Disorganized Student

               Workshop 4:   What’s New at ETS:  Guidelines, Certification, and Personal Statements

              Workshop 5:   Know Student Rights in Transition and Beyond

              Workshop 6:   Planning for Transition: Why It is Vital for a Student’s Future

                Workshop 7:     Employment is a Path, Not a Detour

                 Workshop 8:   Postsecondary Transition “Shopping”-Know Your Options and Find Your Fit

  2:15-2:40        Networking & Resource Expo; Scholarship Awards Ceremony

 2:45-4:00        Session D

             Workshop 1:  Normal Isn’t Real:  Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD 

               Workshop 2:   College Preparation: Fostering Independence & Self-Advocacy 

                Workshop 3:  Transition from School to Adult Life: Nj Regulations and Best Practices

               Workshop 4:   Transitioning from Teen to Adulthood

               Workshop 5:   Showcasing iPad Technology Apps for Self-Advocacy and Transition

               Workshop 6:   Planning for Transition with Adult Services

               Workshop 7:   Remember the Soft Skills – the (Not So Easy) Steps to Success 

              Workshop 8:   Transition to College & Employment-Executive Functioning Challenges

   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!

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


Sponsor, advertising, and vendor opportunities

Contact LDANJ at or go to for form.

Submit until May 1, 2018  (Early Bird discounts thru March 1)


Early Bird Registration - Discount Rates until May 1, 2018 - Ended

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


Starting May 1, 2018 registration with credit card on Eventbrite only : 

Students$25, LDA Members $50,  Non-Members $75, Registration & Membership $100 

 ** Check SPAN for special pricing

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 May 1.





Have questions about Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo? Contact Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

When & Where

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

Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 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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