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These informative workshops will provide a broad overview for parents looking to receive information and support.
Listen In this workshop participants will explore different ways of enhancing self-esteem and self-confidence in children with LDs.
Myths surrounding learning disabilities, IQ and how students can reach their full potential will frame this workshop. The path for a student with a LD from primary to post-secondary can be tricky, so we’re pleased to have Sean Cameron return as he leads this discussion and offers tips. Having a long term goal is key, as is knowing the steps to get there. In addition to giving important tips to make a student’s path successful, Sean will discuss the myths of IQ and the IQ/Achievement discrepancy. This event will be of interest to parents, teachers and professionals.
The theme of the 2018 conference is Well-being, Equity and Success for All; presentations will focus on evidence-based practices, instructional strategies, and technology to equitably support the well-being, learning and achievement of all students with special education needs. The conference program features more than 60 lecture and poster presentations in numerous topical areas, including self-regulation, anxiety, well-being for students and educators, at-risk children & youth, autism, hands-on technology training, transitions, managing challenging behaviour, learning disabilities, intellectual disability, instructional strategies and post-secondary initiatives.
ADHD is a complex disorder that affects every person differently. The decision to ‘medicate’ or ‘not medicate’ is a big one, and there are usually strong opinions and arguments on both sides. But non-medical interventions are also available – strategies to cope with inattention and focus difficulties. Come to an engaging workshop to learn more and about both options – from a medical expert who understands attention difficulties on a personal level.