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Missed the 2-day virtual conference for all about learning disabilities, ADHD, and related disorders? Good news! You can get recordings!

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LDA Michigan and LDA New Jersey partnered together to present a two-day virtual conference for parents, administrators, all educators, advocates, professionals, students (14+, college, and graduate), and others. It’s a conference for all focused on learning disabilities, ADHD, and related disorders!

Did you miss the LDA of Michigan & LDANJ Virtual Conference on Oct. 15 & 16? 

Good news! Most of the workshops were recorded! 

Sign up by Nov. 15 and you can view thru Nov. 30!

In honor of October as Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, LDANJ and LDA of Michigan have extended the deadline for you to register and get the 2-days of recordings. 

Members, Parents & Students $25, Non-members $50, Membership & Conference $75 (Membership alone is $55).

Schedules for both days are listed below. You can also download a copy of each day's schedule and/or a full listing of workshops and their descriptions at:

www.LDANJ.org - Events or

www.LDAofMichigan@gmail.com. 

 Questions? Contact LDAMINJConference@gmail.com

Special thanks for giving their time and expertise to this virtual conference:

The Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC)


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IMPORTANT CONFERENCE INFORMATION - PLEASE READ

There will not be a Vendor Expo.

Directions will be sent to you via email after you register.

The Certificate of Attendance, which you can get upon completing the Feedback Sheet at the end of Day 1 and/or Day 2, will have Oct. 15 and 16 dates. Suggestion: Complete the Day 1 or Day 2 Feedback Sheet after you have watched all of the workshops that you are interested in on a particular day or you can do the full feedback form at one time.

There are a only a few workshops that were not recorded. LDAMI and LDANJ are not responsible for any cancellations, speaker replacements, or unrecorded workshops.

LDANJ & LDAMI do not endorse any organization, product, person, business or information provided at the conference. Our goal is to provide you with helpful information about Learning Disabilities.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

8:45-9:00 Welcome & Conference Instructions

9:00-10:00 Keynotes

Disability, Race and Identity - Lederick Horne (NOT RECORDED)

Linking Assessment to Interventions-Educational Strategies-Resources - Dr. Dawn Flanagan

Lead Poisoning 101: Preventing Exposures in Home & Community - Tracy Gregoire & Dr. Rebecca Meuninck

10:15-11:00 Session A

Identifying SLDs Using AADA, RTI, and PSW; Where Do We Go from Here? - Dr. Steven Korner

Dyslexia in the Public School Setting: Advocacy Tips & Resources for Parents - Deborah Lynam

Online Tools You Should Be Using-No Matter What You Teach - Kara Guiff

Role of the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor - Dawn Monaco

Vocabulary Word Selection: Tools and Strategies for Classroom Teachers - Dr. Susan Chambre

Large Print & Audiobooks from NJSL Talking Book & Braille Center - Jennifer Apgar

Help! My (Middle/High) Child Is Not Reading! What Do I Do? - Russell Van Brocklen & Lois Letchford NOT RECORDED

11:15-12:00 Session B

Mythologies of Dyslexia & the ‘Soup Pot’ of Variables - Dr. Richard Selznick

Reading Motivation and the Adolescent Learner - Monica Crumback

Techniques to Increase Learning, Manage Attention & Understand Executive Functions - Andrea Elrom

Writing Strength-Based IEPs - Hillary Freeman

Cutting the Apron Strings: How to Shift from Enabling to Empowering - Melissa Knight

NJCAN360-The New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator; Not Only for NJ! - Joanne Hamza

Intro to the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, 3rd Edition - Selina Oliver NOT RECORDED

12:15-1:15 Keynotes

Practices Promoting Executive Functioning In & Out of the Classroom - Michael Delman & Susan Lohman

Emotions and Learning: How to Support Kids with Both - Trynia Kaufman

Social Skills After Covid - Caroline Maguire

1:30-2:15 Session C

Effective Strategies to Support Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities - Dr. Daniel Franklin

AT DIY (Do It Yourself): Getting Started with Assistive Technology - Adam Krass

Preparing Neurodiverse Students for the Transition to College - Sharona Sommer & Dr. Michele Ramsay

Parents at the Center: How Parent Coaching Boosts Child Therapy Success - Cindy Goldrich

All Things Considered…From the Lens of a School Psychologist - Krista Siefert

Resilience Can Be Taught: 4 Strategies to Build Resilience in Every Student - Christian Moore

Using Data from the WIAT-4 for Eligibility and Programming-Part 1 - Selina Oliver NOT RECORDED

2:30-3:15 Session D

The Ultimate Selfies to Take to College - Dr. Mary Hebert

Learning to Navigate and Advocate for Self-Directed Services - Alison Goodrich & Jeanette LeBron

A Frickin’ Elephant-Developing Language Comprehension - Lavinia Mancuso

Preparing for Your IEP Meeting - Jeannine Brinkley

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Assistive Technology Toolkit and Resources - Alexandra Mendez

The Story Behind Reversed: A Memoir - Lois Letchford

Using Data from the WIAT-4 for Eligibility and Programming-Part 2 - Selina Oliver NOT RECORDED

3:15 Certificate of Attendance Day 1-up to 5 hours PDUs (Professional Development Units -NJ Provider Id #568) will be automatically emailed to you immediately after you complete the Feedback Form Note: You can complete the feedback sheet at the end of Day 2 for both days.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16

8:45-9:00 Welcome & Conference Instructions

9:00-10:00 Keynotes

Teaching Practices to Promote Executive Functioning In & Out of the Classroom - Dr. George McCloskey

Launching into Young Adulthood...Ready or Not! - Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

Student Perspective-Succeeding with Language-Based Learning Disabilities - STAMP NJ

10:15-11:00 Session A

Dyslexia and Good Evidence-Based Methods to Use for Remediation - Patti Kravitz (replaced Dr. Deborah Levy)

Everything You Need to Know About Navigating Disability Supports in College - Jennifer Sullivan

Why Won’t Anyone Play with Me-The Often Unspoken Side of LD & ADHD - Dr. Richard Selznick (may have sent in recording and/or handouts)

Gap Year Option and Benefits - Holly Bull

Pandemic to Plandemic - Lynda Shanahan

Thriving with Dyslexia and ADHD-Part 1 - Olive Hickmott

11:15-12:00 Session B

Teacher Knowledge and the Keys to Successful Reading Instruction/ - Cindy Hadicke

IEP Writing as a Subversive Activity - Dr. Kathleen Rotter -CANCELLED

Work Readiness: Preparing Students for the World of Work - John Tomasetti

The Emotional Health of Children with Dyslexia - Matthew Pagirsky & Katie Bernstein

Applying to College with LDs: A Top 10 List - Sherri Maxman

Thriving with Dyslexia and ADHD-Part 2 - Olive Hickmott

12:15-1:15 Keynotes

Assessment of Dyslexia: Constructs and Challenges - Dr. Nancy Mather

Practical Strategies for Reaching Children and Young Adults with Anxiety - Bev Johns

Survival Guide for College-Bound LD Students - David Carson

1:30-2:15 Session C

Understanding Dyslexia: What Parents Need to Know - Dr. Nancy Mather

3 Keys to Being College Ready - Eric Endlich & Lisa Andrews

Assistive Technology for LD Students - Heather Tellier

Neuropsychological Evaluations and Learning Disabilities-Part 1 - Dr. Cristina Sperrazza

Helping Students Build Resilience Through Social-Emotional Learning - Jennifer Scully

Teaching Basic Math Following the Strong Learning easy “LEARN” Method - Dr. Linda Silbert

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:15 Session D

The Role of a Trauma-Informed Specialist - April Brown

Support Provided by Faculty to Postsecondary Students with Disabilities - Toby Tomlinson Baker

Word Problem Solving: Implications from a Meta-Analysis - Dr. Brad Witzel & Jonte Myers

Supporting a Student with a Learning Disability-Part 2 - Dr. Cristina Sperrazza

Pencils Down! Navigating Transition Times with Complex Kids - ImpactParents

Teaching Basic Phonics Using the Strong Learning easy “LEARN” Method - Dr. Linda Silbert

3:15 Certificate of Attendance Day 2-up to 5 hours PDUs (Professional Development Units -NJ Provider Id #568) will be automatically emailed to you immediately after you complete the Feedback Form

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