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Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)

Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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LDA Member   more info Mar 7, 2020 $25.00 $2.28
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Membership & Registration   more info Mar 7, 2020 $75.00 $4.81
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Full-Time Student Membership & Registration Mar 7, 2020 $50.00 $3.55
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Note:  Full brochure and mail-in registration form


Available Feb. 3


Sponsor, Vendor & Advertising information - email by Feb. 1


Contact LDANJ via email for scholarship application for

graduating high school students


Questions? or 732-645-2738


***Special thanks to TCNJ &

Decoding Dyslexia NJ 

for their support*** 



Hillary Freeman - Silver

Beacon College - Bronze

Winston Prep - Bronze


Conference Schedule

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


8:30-9:45     Session A

Workshop 1: Navigating College or Other Post-Secondary Options/Micari & Perfetto

Workshop 2:Effective Study Skills and the Neuroscience of Memory/Kaufman

Workshop 3: 10 Qualities Employers Look for in Job Candidates /Winston              

Workshop 4: Insider’s Perspective on Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders/Lederman

Workshop 5: Improving Comprehension/Writing Skills to the University Level/Van Brocklen & Cannon

Workshop 6: Failure to Launch/Feagles

Workshop 7: What if School Isn’t Working?/Hammon

Workshop 8: Self-Regulation Strategies & ADHD/Gryta

Workshop 9: Assistive Technology Within Reach: Free Built-Ins of the Chromebook and iPad /Mendez


9:45-10:15    Networking & Resource Expo


10:15-11:30  Session B  

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

 Workshop 2: Mental Health Considerations for Students with Learning Differences/Child Mind Institute

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

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

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

 Workshop 6: Successful Transition to College for Student with Learning Disabilities/Hebert

 Workshop 7: The Absent-Minded Professor: Executive Functioning, College, and Common Sense/Murphy

 Workshop 8: Finding Success at the Post-Secondary Level: Options for Students with LD & ADHD/Marino

 Workshop 9: They’ll Make Their Own Boxes: The Power of Self-Advocacy for College/Sokolowski


11:30- 12:45   Choose 1

Lunch--Networking-Resource Expo

Lunch & Learn 1-The NJ Career Assistance Navigator/DOE-Hamza

Lunch & Learn 2-Age Appropriate Transition Assessments/DOE-Carmona-Bell


12:45-2:00     Session C

    Workshop 1: Using the Neuropsychological Evaluation & Planning Ahead for College/Boyarin & Marcantuono

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

    Workshop 3:  NAMI NJ School & Family Education Programs/Hughes J.

    Workshop 4: Strategies: How to Succeed Professionally/Meyer & Perlman

    Workshop 5: Person Centered Planning Instructional Practices/Shanahan

    Workshop 6: Creating Successful Transitions to Life After High School/Peltz

    Workshop 7: Helping Students to Build Resilience/Scully

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

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


2:00-2:15       Break                   


2:15-3:30       Session D

     Workshop 1: Technology Tools for Success/Leibowitz & Danielson

     Workshop 2:  Anxiety and Learning Disabilities/Salzman

     Workshop 3: I Have a Diagnosis, Now What?/Meltzer

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

  Workshop 5:  My Road from Struggling Student to Successful Special Education Teacher/Kramer

     Workshop 6: Live Your Best Life: Take Control of Your Services/Frattarola-Saulino

     Workshop 7: Executive Functions: Why Teens to Have Them/Schwartz

  Workshop 8: Smooth Transition to College/Employment with Executive Functioning Challenges/Cappelleri

     Workshop 9: Work Readiness: Preparing Students for the World of Work/Tomasetti


**3:30   Certificates for 6 Professional Development Units (NJ Provider Id #568)









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

Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 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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