Cost: $100 for each part or $250 combined rate
Full time postsecondary students: $60 for each part or $150 combined rate
Address:
Online
Organisation:
LDAO
Contact Email: courses@ldao.ca
Website: shop.access.ldao.ca/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1

These workshops are designed as a self-paced online workshop to meet the needs and time commitments of busy professional people. The workshop learning outcomes will be met through the exploration of the content provided within each unit, external websites, and additional references provided at the end of the workshop. There are Activities for each Unit in Workshops One, Two and Three.  Completion of the Activities, as well as of a Final Assignment for each Workshop, is required in order to receive the Certificate of Completion. For participants paying the combined rate. a Certificate of Completion will be issued at the end for all three workshops.

Workshop One: An Overview of Learning Disabilities

Workshop One of the Professionals Series is designed to provide you with a general understanding and historical perspective of learning disabilities, as well as possible warning signs in students. Upon completion you will have developed an awareness of the logistics involved of working with students with learning disabilities, as well as an understanding of assessment practices, learning styles and behavioural characteristics of students with learning disabilities. We will also discuss the various tools and resources that are available for teachers.

Unit Breakdown

Unit 1: An overview of learning disabilities

Unit 2: Working with students with learning disabilities

Unit 3: Tools to assist you in your practice

Unit 4: Workshop resources and references

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Workshop Two: Strategies for the Classroom Teacher

Workshop Two of the Professionals Series explores learning disabilities in more depth by providing an overview of specific learning disabilities related to language and mathematics.  The workshop also provides specific strategies for classroom practice.

Unit Breakdown

Unit 1: Early intervention a and language based learning disabilities

Unit 2: Mathematics based learning disabilities

Unit 3: Social Skills and non-verbal learning   disabilities

Unit 4: Specific strategies for the classroom teacher

Unit 5: Workshop resources and references

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Workshop Three: ADHD Workshop for Educators

Workshop Three of the Professionals Series will provide specific information to help teachers and other professionals understand what the behavioral symptoms of ADHD look like in preschool, elementary school and high school.

Unit 1: An overview of ADD/ADHD

Unit 2: Working with students with ADD/ADHD

Unit 3: Tools to assist you in your practice

Unit 4: Workshop resources and references

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Professional Workshop series 1, 2 and 3

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