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Resources Tagged With: presentation

ONeil_Language-Based Learning Disabilities and the Neuropsychological Evaluation

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Language-Based Learning Disabilities and the Neuropsychological Evaluation [presentation]

This workshop focuses on identifying students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD); understanding the differences between LBLD and a non-verbal learning disability (NVLD); and understanding/interpreting the evaluation process including neuropsychological, educational, and speech-language testing.  Melody O’Neil, M.S. Ed and Associate Director of Admission for Landmark School, also covers how to interpret the scores—what it all means and what the specific tests measure. Read more ›

Chismar_Improving Reading and Writing with Free Microsoft Learning Tools

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Improving Reading and Writing with Free Microsoft Learning Tools [presentation]

Did you know Microsoft has created free, accessible AT to support students who struggle with reading and writing?  Presenter Keri Chismar showcases how these learning tools can be used to support classroom engagement of reading and writing for users with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, emerging readers, or a combination of any of the broad range of unique student abilities. Read more ›

Loofbourrow_Heroic ADHD

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Heroic ADHD [presentation]

Growing up with ADHD has been a wild journey! Come and 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. Being diagnosed in elementary school with ADHD and auditory processing issues can make aspects of life challenging. Hear from presenter Ross Loofbourrow about how overcoming disorganization, lack of time management, difficulty with prioritization, and forgetfulness has sparked a tenacity and endurance to succeed. Learn best practices for thriving and sharing your strengths on your journey with ADHD! Read more ›

Haven_Taming Digital Distractions

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Taming Digital Distractions—Tools & Strategies to Keep Students on Task While on Tech [presentation]

For students with attention and executive functioning challenges, technology can be both a blessing and a curse. The laptops, mobile devices, and online access that help with schoolwork are often a source of endless distraction, leading to off-task behavior and poor performance. Shelley Haven presents selected utilities, applications, and online services that reduce visual clutter and aid focus, restrict access to distracting apps and websites at selected times, and monitor device usage and increase awareness of distraction triggers. Read more ›

Bezsylko_Developing the Qualities of a Sustainable and Independent Learner

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Developing the Qualities of a Sustainable and Independent Learner—A Comprehensive Model [presentation]

Today’s educators are faced with the seemingly overwhelming task of creating a school culture and individualized curriculum that maximizes skill acquisition, while also promoting the development of independent and sustainable learners. Scott Bezsylko from Winston Preparatory School presents an educational model that not only enhances instruction and cultivates school experience, but also serves as a model explicitly taught to students so that each can be a self-sustaining and continuous learner after leaving school. Read more ›

Koeller_Universal Screening for Reading Risk

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Universal Screening for Reading Risk [presentation]

Dyslexia Specialist Kristin Koeller discusses assessment tools that can be used in the General Education setting to screen for reading risk and characteristics of dyslexia.  She reviews a comprehensive list of assessment tools by grade level, K-3 and beyond, demonstrates some assessments, and reviews several teaching methods that correlate to the assessments. Read more ›

The Brain Science of Learning Differences 511

The Brain Science of Learning Differences [presentation] [video]

Learn about the latest neuroscience regarding dyslexia, including the latest thinking on dyslexia and the brain, the role of resilience, and whether or not the brain changes with interventions. Presented by Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, Director of Brain Imaging Research Center, Professor of Univ of Connecticut Psychological Sciences, UCSF Dyslexia Center, Yale Child Study Center and Senior Scientist at Haskins Labs.

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Baynard_Repairing and Strengthening Bonds between Parents and Teens

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Individual Connectedness—Repairing and Strengthening Bonds Between Parents and Teens [presentation]

The Individual Connectedness workshop provides tips and tools to help parents navigate the transitional stage of tweens/teens with their children.

In this workshop, presenter Kanesha Baynard discusses the five components of Individual Connectedness, how to map out a family plan for communication, how to make a “creativity wheel” for stronger family bonds, how to have more fun and appreciate what it means to be in your family. Read more ›

Volpe_Food As Medicine-The Power of Nutrition for Optimizing Mind and Mood

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Food As Medicine—The Power of Nutrition for Optimizing Mind and Mood [presentation]

A growing body of scientific research is demonstrating a connection between diet and common childhood health conditions such as anxiety, depression, learning and attention issues. Evidence suggests that the consumption of nutrient rich foods can contribute to optimal biological function at the cellular and biochemical level of an individual. Read more ›

Santonastaso_Structured Literacy in the General Education Classroom

EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Structured Literacy in the General Education Classroom—How to Help All Students Learn to Read [presentation]

California’s dyslexia guidelines (AB 1369) define the Structured Literacy approach as “best practice” in teaching reading instruction. Public school first grade teacher John Santonastaso explains how he has successfully incorporated a Structured Literacy approach into his general education classroom. Read more ›

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