Listen This experiential workshop is designed to give participants a better understanding of the different types of memory challenges (verbal, visual, and working memory). This workshop will look at the impact memory challenges have on everyday life for children and youth with LDs.
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.
Listen About the Workshop: The Ontario curriculum is a complex document that is comprised of all subject area covered in public and catholic education. The document regulates what students are taught throughout each level of their schooling. The curriculum is made up of knowledge expectations, skills expectations, as well as values and attitude. Come to an engaging workshop to learn more about how the curriculum shapes your child’s education and how you can help from home! About our Speaker: Mary…
Listen Integra’s workshop Walk a Mile, scheduled for Thursday, February 7th, is still accepting registrations. We will also warmly welcome walk-ins. Join us at the Northern District Library, near Yonge and Eglinton, at 6 pm this Thursday. 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, and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental…
Listen Cost: $10, (free for members) This workshop will outline problems that occur when we solely rely on psycho-educational reports to develop learning profiles and individual education plans for students with ADHD. Psycho-educational testing, while helpful in ruling in or out specific learning disabilities, are not comprehensive or accurate when assessing for learning and self-regulation impairments caused by ADHD. New CADDAC tools that have been developed to assist in the documentation of ADHD impairments in the education environment will be…
This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the nature of executive functioning (higher order thinking skills including planning, organization, and flexibility) for children with LDs and/or ADHD. Practical strategies to support the development of executive functioning skills and self-regulation will be shared.