2nd LDA Parent Conference
2nd Annual Parent Conference
This virtual conference is brought to you by the following Learning Disabilities Chapters:
Ottawa, Halton-Hamilton, Wellington County, Niagara Region and York Region.
York Region Champion and Keynote speaker DJ Cunningham will share with you, practical strategies for students diagnosed with ADHD. DJ’s passion and expertise grows out of deep personal understanding of learning disabilities and ADHD as he himself has a significant learning disability.
Our speaker’s panel include:
The Science Behind a Learning Disability
Presented by Dr. John McNamara:
In this presentation Dr. John McNamara will present the latest
information about what learning disabilities are, the underlying
causes of learning disabilities, and how we can think about how to
effectively support children and youth with learning disabilities.
Practical Strategies for Teaching Kids Accountability
Presented by Janet Arnold and Fal Desai:
In this presentation will help parents understand the explicit skills and
strategies needed to develop personal accountability skills in children. we will
discuss a variety of tools for children to learn accountability and a variety or
academic and social emotional competencies.
Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Presented by Amanda Daniel and Mahsima Nostrai-Inanlou:
Their work focuses on promoting mental health and socio-emotional development
of children with learning disabilities through evidence-informed therapy practices
that accommodate the child, youth and family’s strengths in learning.
WHEN: August 4th 2021 at 6:30pm-8:00pm EST
PRICE: $30 for non-members
$25 for members
Includes digital recordings of your selected topic.