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Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois 2020 Conference

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

SHERATON LISLE NAPERVILLE HOTEL

3000 WARRENVILLE RD.   LISLE, ILLINOIS 60532         Phone: (630) 505-1000

    Saturday, October 3, 2020- NEW SITE!

LDA 2020 flyer

 

8:00-8:30

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

 

KEYNOTE

Matt Cohen

 

Attorney at Law

Professional Advisory Board, LDA of IL

Writing Appropriate IEPs and 504 Plans

 

This session will focus on writing meaningful and legally defensible IEPS and Section 504 Plans for students.  It will focus on the important role that both parents and educators play in this critical process.

 

 

8:30-10:00

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

 Session 1

 

10:15-

11:15

 

 

ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety

 

Hear about the connection between ADHD and children and adults with depression and anxiety. Gain practical strategies for teaching coping skills.

 

Connie Parr, APN, CPNP

Past President of LDAA

 LDA of IL Board Member

 

Games for Learning

 

Learn about games to make practice tolerable and learning fun. Various game formats provided. Obtain gameboards and game pieces to use at home or at school.

 

Margaret Kelly Carroll, Ed.D.

Professor, Saint Xavier University

 Secretary of LDA IL

Session 2

 

11:30-12:30

 

 

 

Teaching English Learners with Mild Disabilities:

Making Good Decisions

Obtain effective strategies for working with students who are English learners. From an expert in the area of special education for ELs.

 

Dr. Rita Brusca-Vega

Professor Emeritus, Purdue University Northwest, Educational Consultant

with EDpractices

 

 

 

 

Children Who Become Aggressive:

What We Do

Inappropriate use of time out and physical intervention leaves educators and parents with questions about what to do when children engage in behaviors that harm themselves or others.  Practical strategies will be provided.

Bev Johns, Professional Fellow at

 MacMurray College

 President of LDA IL

Board Member, LDAA

 Session

3

12:45-1:30

 

 

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.

 

                

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

Parents: Membership AND conference FREE: Gift from Dr. Janet Lerner Memorial Membership Fund

Free parking, Free PD hour Verification, Continental breakfast included

No refund after September 25, 2020

If accommodations for special needs are required, please contact admin@ldaillinois.org or call 708 430-7532 by September 27.

2020 Conference Registration

  • $0.00
  • If accommodations for special needs are required, please specify on this registration form or call (708) 430-7532 by September 30. No refund after September 27, 2020

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Venue

Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel
3000 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Phone:
(630)505-1000