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Listen 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.
Please join us at ONBIDA’s 12th Annual Literacy and Learning Conference: Early Identification and Intervention! Participants can choose to attend in person or by live streaming (remote access). Conference fees are discounted for IDA Ontario members.
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.
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.