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Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
LDA Member   more info May 1, 2019 $25.00 $0.00
Non-Member   more info May 1, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
Membership & Registration   more info May 1, 2019 $75.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Registration   more info May 11, 2019 $25.00 $0.00
Full-Time Student Membership & Registration May 11, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
Speakers & Paid Vendors Only-Conference   more info May 1, 2019 Free $0.00
Speakers & Paid Vendors-No Sessions May 1, 2019 Free $0.00
Donation   more info May 11, 2019 Enter donation ($)

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****NOTE:  Go to for the following:

      Full brochure and mail-in registration 

     Dr. Rosa Hagin Scholarship Forms-due April 1 

      Sponsor-Vendor-Advertising information-due April 1  


Early Bird Registration until May 1

Students $25, Members $25, Non-members $50

Registration & Membership $75


Schedule & Workshops

8:00-8:45     Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open 


8:45-10:00    Session A

Workshop 1:   DBT Skills: Emotional and Behavioral Regulation for Students

Workshop 2:   The Gap Year Advantage

Workshop 3:   Empowering Teachers-Students-Parents with Microsoft Office Learning Tools

Workshop 4:   Overcoming Learning Disability Barriers One Jet Pack at a Time

Workshop 5:   Choosing the College Entrance Exam ACT, SAT or None

Workshop 6:   Critical Legal Requirements of Transition Planning  

Workshop 7:   Preparing Students to be Work Ready

Workshop 8:   The Successful Transition from High School to College


10:00-10:45   Networking & Resource Expo


10:45-12:00   Session B  

 Workshop 1:  Helping Our Late Bloomers Bloom: The Transition to Adulthood

 Workshop 2:  Anxiety and Learning Disabilities

 Workshop 3:  More Than Academics: The Other Skills Needed for Success in College

 Workshop 4: Determining the Appropriate Placement

 Workshop 5: It’s Complicated! Understanding Learning Challenges

 Workshop 6:  10 Qualities Employers Look for in Job Candidates

 Workshop 7:  The Absent-Minded Professor:Executive Functioning, College & Common Sense

 Workshop 8:  College Prep:  Ready, Set, Learn

 Workshop 9:  Left My IEP/SP in High School.  Now What?


12:00-12:45 Lunch-Scholarship Awards-Networking-Resource Expo

                      ***Please let us know if you special dietary needs!!

12:45-2:00    Session C

 Workshop 1: Transformational Neurocognitive Skills for Life in High School & Beyond

 Workshop 2: Applying to College with LD: A Top 10 List

 Workshop 3:  LD Myths Can Impact Success in School and the Workplace

 Workshop 4:  Special Ed. and Transition is Not Limited to Classroom Work!

 Workshop 5:  Navigating Disability Services in College: Strategies for Success

 Workshop 6:  Dyslexia - High School Students’ Perspectives

 Workshop 7:  Employment is a Path, Not a Detour

 Workshop 8:  Knowing the Resources:  The Keys to a Smooth Transition


2:00-2:45       Resource Expo & Networking


2:45-4:00      Session D

Workshop 1:   Labels Are for Soup Cans

Workshop 2:   Proven Techniques to Increase Learning and Manage Attention

Workshop 3:   Navigating the College Maze

Workshop 4:   Dyslexia Handbook

Workshop 5:   My Road from Struggling Student to Successful Special Ed. Teacher

Workshop 6:   Colleges with Superior Supports for Students with LD, ADHD, ASD, etc.

Workshop 7:   Navigating the Unwritten Rules of the Workplace

Workshop 8:   Transitioning to College & Employment with Executive Function Challenges


4:00  Certificates for 5 Professional Development Hours distributed

         NJ Provider Identification #568      NJEA Professional Endorsement



 Questions? 732-645-2738 or   

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 by April 1, 2019


Starting May 1, 2019 registration with credit card on Eventbrite only : 

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


Walk-Ins welcome 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, which are across the campus.   

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)

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When & Where

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019 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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