Listen When children enter adolescence additional parenting challenges are expected. However, when children have ADHD their symptoms and impairments make things even more challenging. This presentation will cover topics such as increased academic challenges, driving, relationships, sex and unwanted pregnancies, smoking, alcohol, pot, stimulant medication and other substance abuse, continuing issues with emotional regulation, and challenges in transitioning into the adult health care system. $10 for non-members Free for members Register HERE
This experiential and interactive workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of what it might feel like to have a LD. Participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field LDs, with a focus on Visual-Based LDs, and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental health and everyday life at home and at school.
This experiential workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of the challenges associated with having a Learning Disability by engaging in a series of activities. Participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field and a practical understanding of they may affect health and everyday life.
In this introductory workshop participants will gain an understanding of anxiety and depression, when to be concerned, approaches to treatment, and the connection between learning disabilities LDs and mental health.
Listen CELA is offering members and friends of IDA Ontario a free 45-minute webinar on CELA services and how to download and listen to books from CELA and Bookshare. Thursday February 8, 2018 at 8pm ET Click HERE TO REGISTER. Need audio books or accessible e-books? Signed up with CELA but need help getting started? CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) offers access to 500,000+ accessible books and more for people who have difficulty reading print due to dyslexia, vision loss, or…
Listen Workshop Description: This workshop will look at some essential skills to successful parent advocacy. It will touch on events that trigger crisis and obstacles to success in parent’s advocacy efforts. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of: Their personal advocacy skills strengths and weaknesses How to communicate more effectively How to recognize and navigate different personality types including their own Dealing with the emotion of anger and its impact on advocacy success Presenters: Barb Jorritsma and Tammy…
In this workshops we will discuss why children with LDs are at risk for experiencing social challenges with peers. Participants will gain an understanding of what we mean by ‘social competence’ and learn strategies for how to support children and youth in learning these skills for everyday life.
This webinar addresses the commonly observed overlap between Adult ADHD and Substance Use Disorders. While each are independent disorders, there are several factors involved as to why there exists such high overlap rates, both in ADHD clinical settings, as well as in addiction treatment settings. Some emphasis will also be placed on the issues of assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including the notion of an integrated treatment approach.
Listen The Balanced Literacy Diet: A Powerful Professional Development Resource to Support Regular and Special Education Dr. Dale Willows and her team have created a free, comprehensive, multimedia, professional development website and a YouTube channel to support evidence-informed literacy education and special education. This session will provide an overview of The Balanced Literacy Diet framework and a demonstration of how to navigate the wealth of resources available. Overall, this session will provide classroom and special education teachers with a shared…
This workshop will provide a brief review and builds on the information covered in the Introduction to Executive Functioning and Emotion Regulation workshop This workshop will offer additional strategies to help support children and youth at home or school.