LDAWC- 7th Annual Family Conference

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

Developing Your Child’s Social Skills

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 … Continue reading Developing Your Child’s Social Skills

Social Skills and LD- Rick Lavoie

This October, Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County will be welcoming keynote speaker Rick Lavoie to our 7th Annual Family Conference. This virtual conference is a great day of outstanding guest speakers and we are particularly excited about the addition of Rick Lavoie to kick the day off. He is a terrific speaker who easily engages his audience with his presentations. To give you a peek into what is coming, we invite you to check … Continue reading Social Skills and LD- Rick Lavoie

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Let’s Work on our Social Skills

Teachers and parents alike sometimes struggle to find tools that help children develop their social skills. Let’s face it, these are skills that many of us take for granted. For a lot of us, social skills come easy. We jump in and out of conversations, we can read people’s faces and body language and we can understand when people are being sarcastic or sincere in their tone. For those that struggle with social skills, it’s … Continue reading Let’s Work on our Social Skills