Join us for our 7th Annual Family Conference on Saturday, October 16th, 2021.
Keynote speaker will be renowned author, parenting expert and consultant,
Rick Lavoie, Keynote Speaker for our 2021 Virtual Family Conference
CONGRATULATIONS to the Early Bird prize draw winner- Katherine A of Kitchener!
Registered participants will be able to choose one speaker from each Workshop Stream.
Zoom links will be emailed to the registered attendees. Links will be sent separately for the keynote and the breakout sessions so watch for multiple emails closer to the event.
Dr. John McNamara – Reading Rocks Program
Rick Lavoie – “Last one picked, First one picked on…”- Ten ways that parents and teachers can imporve kids’ social skills.
Wendy Donaldson- Student-Centred Approach to Guide Classroom Instruction
Rose Freigang- Supporting and Building Healthy Peer Interactions & Relationships with Children who have Learning Disabilities
Leanne Husk- EdTech for Parents
Amanda Daniel and Mahsima Nosrati-Inanlou– The Social Impact of Learning Disabilities
Prof. Alina Kislenko- Strategies around Employment, Friends, Family and Relationships for those with ADHD
Laurie McCann– Social Media, Cyberbullying and Internet Safety
Dr. Alexandre Tavares- Supporting Children to Improve their Social Skills- The Role of Parenting Programs & Self-Help Books
Keith Gelhorn- The Neurodiversity Matrix- Why a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work to support Neurodivergent students through their transition to high school and post-secondary
LDAWC Silent Auction link- place your bids and support the work of the Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County!
Our 6th Annual conference, held on
October 17th, 2020 was a great success!
Presentations from our 2020 speakers:
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