Don’t miss this year’s exciting line up of speakers at the Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County’s 7th Annual Family Conference! It is being held virtually and is FREE to attend, but registration is required. The theme this year will be social skills and learning disabilities. Keynote speaker will be world-renowned author and presenter, Rick Lavoie. The day will include two breakout sessions with your choice of speakers to choose from. For more information, check … Continue reading LDAWC- 7th Annual Family Conference
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 … Continue reading You’re Too Sensitive
As a great resource for Dyslexia information, the International Dyslexia Association Ontario offers some sound advice in preparing your student for another school year. This week, our blog takes a look at the importance of preparation and how students can be supported in the year ahead. Check out Supporting Your Child at School.
For anyone who has ever asked the question “What is it like to have ADHD?”, ArdelleVision gets personal by sharing a very raw reflection in What is ADHD Like: A Day in the Life. At the :32 second mark in, you can see that this is going to be an intense, in-depth look at what it can really be like. Ardelle allows herself to be vulnerable and you cannot help but connect with her when … Continue reading A day in the life of someone with ADHD
The decision to tell your child that they have a learning disability can be an anxiety-ridden one. What will this do to their self-esteem? Will this destroy their self-confidence? How do we tell them so that they know they are not alone and there is support out there for them? Marcia Brown Rubinstien, MA, CEP has written Educating Your Child About LD on Smartkidswithld.org . It shares great tips on telling your child about their … Continue reading Educating Your Child About Their Learning Disability