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.
In this workshop we will discuss why children with LDs are at risk for experiencing social challenges with their peers. Participants will explore what skills are needed in order to be socially competent in everyday life. Strategies on how to understand and support social competence will be shared.
Listen This workshop focuses on two elements that impact your child’s well-being: your relationship with your child and helping build self-compassion within him/her. Speaker Allison will focus on helping parents build and repair their relationships with their kids and communicate/problem solve with them. Speaker Elyse will talk about self-compassion as a way to build self-esteem. The speakers will focus on specific ways to help your child with LDs and ADHD as well. About our Speakers: Allison Singh is a Registered Psychologist…
Listen ADHD can be a significant factor in a variety of relationship problems. However, when those within the relationship understand how ADHD plays a role in the relationship misinterpreted motives and hurt feelings can be mitigated. Find out what to do, what not to do and how to use your new understanding of ADHD to improve your relationship. Cost $10 (free for members)
Listen The 8th Annual Solutions for Learning Conference is on Thursday, March 21st in Burlington. The conference features a morning keynote address, followed by 3 sessions of breakout presentations with 4 presentations to choose from. Along with a day filled with important information sharing, participants will have a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals to build on their knowledge. Cost is $265 ($215 LDA member rate). For more information or to register, please visit https://ldahalton.ca/annual-conference/.
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 (socially, emotionally and behaviourally).
Recognize the signs of a language delay or disorder in children, offer early stimulation and refer to the right resources
Listen This workshop is geared to Parents and Educators, Adults and Adolescents with ADHD, and their families, Health and Medical Professionals Topics: Executive Functioning and ADHD: Keeping the Balls in the Air Self-Regulation and ADHD: From Chaos to Smoother Sailing ADHD Goes to School ADDventures at Home Adult ADHD and the Family Transitioning from childhood ADHD into adolescence and beyond: What Parents need to know PRESENTERS: Dr. Megan Smith, Ph.D. in Child Clinical and School Psychology, has worked with diverse client…
Listen by Dr. Michael Allan, Psychologist in Private Practice. This webinar will provide information about the relationship between ADHD and Marijuana [THC] and what we know about the safety and concerns with Marijuana. This presentation will present the most recent science evidence.
Struggling learners can take many shapes and forms. Some may be disillusioned or disenfranchised; some may not see value in school, while others may really struggle with academics. What are critical components to help these students? Is there a best way to motivate them; and what does that look like?