We are absolutely thrilled to present our LDAWC Family Conference on Saturday, October 16th, 2021. This year’s theme is on social skills (timely given the pandemic we are coming out of) and will be held virtually so you will be able to enjoy it from the comfort of your home.  The conference will begin at 9:00 am and include several fantastic speakers, including world renowned speaker, consultant and author, Rick Lavoie. It is a FREE
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Last week, our blog addressed the IPRC (Identification, Placement, and Review Committee) so it seems only fitting that we address the IEP (Individual Education Plan).  This is an important annual meeting that will address your child’s performance in the classroom with respect to goals, as well as review supports and services to see if they are effective in providing your child with what they need. New goals will also be set. For a better understanding
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The bell is about to ring and signal the start of another school year. Hopefully one with a little more stability and less anxiety for all involved- parents, teachers, students, educational assistants and administrators alike. It’s no secret that our children are going to need support in the aftermath of the pandemic, so we thought it was a good time to re-introduce all things IPRC- The Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) Process.   These committees
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Did you know that people with ADHD can experience things in an extreme, hypersensitive way? Emotional self-control can be a challenge and they can have hypersensitivity to things like sounds and light and even the feel of things against their skin. This doesn’t mean they’re too sensitive, it means it’s a part of their ADHD. Keath Low wrote “Understanding Hypersensitivity in ADHD” for Verywellmind.org and outlines the sensitivities someone with ADHD may experience. He also
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If you haven’t already heard…world renowned speaker, Rick Lavoie, will be presenting at our Family Conference in October. We are thrilled to have him join us to present  “Last one picked, first one picked on… Ten ways that parents and teachers can improve kids’ social skills”. Rick not only gives outstanding presentations but he is a consultant and writer as well and I was thrilled to find this article to share with you.  “The Teacher’s
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