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2019 LDA Illinois Conference

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois 2019 Conference

Saturday, October 05, 2019

GIBSON ELECTRIC & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

CORPORATE CONFERENCE CENTER

3100 Woodcreek Drive, Downers Grove, Illinois

2019 LDA Illinois Conference Flyer

8:30-9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

KEYNOTE

Lara Cleary

Hansen & Cleary, LLC

IEP Bootcamp for Parents and Teachers

What should be in an effective IEP? How can parents and teachers partner to obtain optimal results in IEP development? What should IEP collaborators think about or look for when an IEP is being developed?

9:00-10:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1

10:40-

11:40

 

Empowering Parents to be Effective Advocates

You know your child better than anyone. You may feel, however, like you don’t know enough about how to help your child. Come and learn.

                 Carol Dimas, M.S.Ed.                  Director of EAC, Educational Advocate, COPAA Advanced Advocate Certification, Learning Behavior Specialist

Executive Function: Making  Progress toward Self-Determination

What is executive function? How can it be developed? Why is it necessary for school and life success? Find out at this session.

                    Margaret Kelly Carroll, Ed.D.                                 Professor, Saint Xavier University                    Secretary of LDA IL

Session 2

11:45-12:45

ADHD and Mental Health

The presenter will discuss the connection between ADHD and mental health, suggesting ways to build self-esteem and coping strategies.

                   Connie Parr, APN, CPNP                                      Past President of LDAA                            LDA of IL Board Member 

Sixty 60 Second Behavior Interventions

The presenter will describe and demonstrate short positive behavior interventions that can be implemented at school and at home.

                 Bev Johns, Professional Fellow at                                       MacMurray College                              President of LDA IL

Session 3

12:50-1:30

I Have a Kid Who…

A panel of experts will answer questions and provide advice regarding the children and adults

whose questions are featured by participants.

Carol Dimas, Ernie Florence, Elizabeth Hamilton, Connie Parr, Penny Richards

TO REGISTER BY MAIL: DOWNLOAD 2019 REGISTRATION FORM HERE
COMPLETE REGISTRATION FORM AND MAIL TO 10101 South Roberts Road, Suite 205, Palos Hills, IL 60465

FREE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION + LDA MEMBERSHIP FOR PARENTS

Free parking, Free hour Verification, Continental breakfast included

Register in advance using the form below (additional $10 fee at the door)

Parent scholarships for membership AND conference from Dr. Janet Lerner Memorial Membership Fund

Registration Fees: Members: $40, Nonmembers $60, (Membership $55/year) Students $25

2019 Conference Registration

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Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Organizer

Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
Phone:
(708) 430-7531
Email:
admin@ldaillinois.org
Website:
ldaillinois.org

Venue

Held at the Gibson Electric Technologies & Solutions Corporate Conference Center
3100 Woodcreek Drive
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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