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Age Appropriate Executive Functioning Skills & Strategies to Build Persistence [downloadable]

ExecFunction251Simply put, executive functioning skills are the set of mental skills that we use to plan, organize and complete tasks. These skills develop over time and at different rates in individual children. Persistence, or grit refers to how a child perseveres in the face of a challenge.

How do you know if your child or teen has executive functioning issues? Do they possess the skills to see a task through to completion? Read more ›

Student Voices: A Study of Young Adults with Learning and Attention Issues [downloadable]

We know from studies conducted during the past decades that the post–high school transition process can be especially challenging for young adults with learning disabilities. We also know that a substantial number of young adults—as many as one in five—struggle with learning and attention issues (LAI) but many have not been formally identified. We know very little, however, about the experiences, characteristics and factors that contribute to the success or difficulty experienced by these young adults during this time in their lives. That is, until now. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Spotlight Panel: Where Are They Now? Successful Adults with Learning Differences [video]

Are you wondering what the future holds for your child with learning and attention differences? You know they can be successful in life, but how does that happen? CHC’s Dr. Rosalie Whitlock moderates this EdRev Expo 2018 Spotlight Panel of adults who have grown up with learning and attention differences and have become successful in their work. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: ADHD is a Superpower! Believe It and Change Our World! [presentation] [video] [downloadable]

Be inspired by hearing about the unique ways you can add value because of your ADHD—with your friends, family, work, school, community, and the world. The presenter, Ross Loofbourrow, was diagnosed in elementary school with ADHD and auditory processing issues. Learn best practices for thriving and sharing your strengths on your journey with attention and learning issues. Ross provides practical tips to help you prosper with the superpowers ADHD brings! Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Family Dynamics [presentation] [downloadable]

Presenters Jude Wolf, Ed.D., Lori Krauss, and Nathan Fernandez share strategies and approaches used to ensure success throughout the life-span. From the perspective of a parent, student, and school, they share the experiences that led to finding appropriate supports within the school system, to fostering relationships with mentors, to communicating and collaborating with teachers and support staff and finally creating a transition plan for post-secondary education. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Advocacy in Action—Sharing Your Story to Make Change [presentation] [downloadable]

Meghan Whittaker, National Center for Learning Disabilities‘ Policy & Advocacy Manager and Robert Stephens, Sr. Manager, Federal Relations, share the latest federal policy developments relating to K-12 and college education for students with learning and attention issues and the opportunities for parents to take action and effect change on a large scale. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Preparing for an IEP Meeting [presentation] [downloadable]

Natasha Quiroga, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law and PREP Director, covers the IEP process and outline steps to take before, during, and after the IEP meeting. Be better prepared to fully participate in upcoming IEP meetings and advocate for your child’s needs. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Interpreting Assessment Results for Dyslexia [presentation]

Dan Peters, PhD, Executive Director of The Summit Center, reviews a typical public school academic assessment and discusses how to interpret academic assessment results in relationship to the school psychologist and speech and language pathologist’s reports. Dr. Peters explains how to “connect the dots” between findings to determine a dyslexia profile. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Mindfulness & Test Taking [presentation]

In this session, John Neville , founder of Mindful Test Taking teaches valuable mindfulness strategies to quiet your mind, relax your muscles and reduce stress so you can stay calm under pressure and discusses tools to help you manage and navigate stressful situations, including taking tests.
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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Transforming Special Education [presentation]

In this workshop Thomas Maffai, MA , Innovate Public Schools, Senior Research and Policy Lead and lead writer and facilitator Amanda Machado show how to advocate for changes to policies and practices in order to benefit students with disabilities in their local school or district. Read more ›

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