Events Calendar

June 2015

1st Annual Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities Resource Fair

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ♦ 3pm – 8pm ♦ JCC of Manor Road, 1466 Manor Road, Staten Island, NY 10314

FREE EVENT

Register: dyslexiafair2015.eventbrite.com • For more information: wendy@wishesofliteracy.org • Event Flyer

Topics Include: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Auditory Processing, Vision Processing, ADD/ADHD, Dyspraxia, Executive Functioning

 

Know Your Child! Equip yourself to be his best Advocate

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 ♦ 6pm – 8pm ♦ Clemson Student Disability Services, Room 118, Academic Success Center, 836 McMillan Road, Clemson, SC 29634-5126

$50 for Non-LDA Members | $40 for LDA Members (Payment may be made by check, cash or credit card onsite)

Register by sending a check to LDASC, PO Box 365, Irmo, SC 29063 or via email at info@ldasc.org • For more information: joankteach@bellsouth.netEvent Flyer

Parents:

  • Learn how to talk about your child’s needs.
  • Learn how to understand how your child operates.
  • Learn his strengths and gifts.
  • Learn to explain her weaknesses.
  • Learn what accommodations will help your child.

September 2015

Bullying and it’s Impact on Children with Disabilities: What Can Teachers and Parents Do - Connie Parr, RN APN CPNP BC

Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, Presence Health Center, Buckley/McAuley Rooms, 1325 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, IL |(630) 859-2222 Register

A Transition Toolkit - Vinni Hall, Ph.D.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 18230 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, IL 60467 |(708) 802-6200 | Register

October 2015

The Top 15 Behavioral Interventions for Achieving Success (for Parents and Teachers) - Beverley Holden Johns, M.S.

Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 4th floor Boardroom, 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL |(773) 298-3000 | Register

Parents & Professionals – LDANJ Conference

Sunday, October 3, 2015 |Beyond Classification- LeDerick Horne, Advocate & Author  |Livingston Campus, Student Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854  | Register

Practical Tips for How Special Education Teachers Can Prepare for Performance Evaluations through Appropriate Data Collection - Meg Carroll, Ed.D.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 4th floor Boardroom, 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL |(773) 298-3000 Register

Hot Dogs and Hamburgers: A Father’s Story to Help His Son with a Learning Disability and Teaching Strategies for Literacy – Rob Schindler

Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 4th floor Boardroom, 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL |(773) 298-3000 | Register

 

November 2015

Preparing Students with Learning Disabilities for the Postsecondary World – Kathleen Loftus, Ph.D.

Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 4th floor Boardroom, 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL |(773) 298-3000 | Register

 

NAAD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show

Equality, Recovery, Access: Integrating Treatment & Services for Persons with IDD/MI

November 18-20, 2015

Location: San Francisco, California

Keynote Speakers

Dave Hingsburger
Vita Community Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Topic: ID and Identity: Claiming and Owning Difference

Brian King, MD, MBA
Center on Human Development and Disability
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Topic: Equality/Recovery/Access: The Future Is Now

Pre-Conference Sessions

Certification/Accreditation for IDD/MH: Raising the Bar

Policy Updates in Addressing Challenges in Health Care Refer for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring behavioral Health Disorders

Emotion Regulation Skills for Individuals with Dual Diagnosis: Complicating Factors, the SKILLS System, and Implementation

Forensics with People with IDD/MI Including Civil and Criminal Issues They May Face

Heterogeneity in the DSM-5/DM-ID-2 Autism Spectrum: Linking Biological Traits, Clinical Traits and Treatments

Effective Substance Abuse Strategies for Individuals with ID

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Exhibit at the NADD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show where you will have the opportunity to get your product or service in front of hundreds of qualified attendees.

For exhibitor and sponsorship information, click here.

132 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401-4802
Phone: (800) 331-5362
Email: info@thenadd.org
Website: www.thenadd.org

 

December 2015

Special Education for English Learners: From Early Intervention Services to the IEP - Rita Brusca Vega, Ed.D. & Cristina Lopez, M.S. Ed.

Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 9am – 12pm |SXU, 18230 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, IL 60467 |(708) 802-6200 | Register

 

February 2016

LDA of America 53rd Annual International Conference

February 15-18, 2016

Location: Orlando, FL

Click here for Conference Details

About the Conference:
LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations. LDA believes everyone can succeed at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community given the right opportunities and supports as needed. Please bring your family, friends and co-workers to the 2016 LDA Conference in Orlando, FL, for a time of learning and discovering how we can advocate and work together to create new opportunities for children and adults with learning disabilities.

For more information:
View the conference web page or call: (412) 341-1515