35th Annual Learning Differences Virtual Conference
October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – October 10, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
Due to ongoing concerns with Covid-19, the rescheduled 35th Annual Learning Differences Conference will take place virtually.
Bring a Colleague: Registration for 2 attendees is $590 per person through Sept 30th.
Group Rate: Registration for 5+ attendees is $500 per person through Sept 30th.
The conference binder is an additional $90 and can be purchased until 9/30 only, to allow for shipping and handling considerations.)
ResearchILD’s 35th Annual Learning Differences conference will emphasize current work on the importance of executive function strategies in mediating stress and fostering persistence and resilience in students as they navigate the many school challenges. Presentations will focus on innovative research and the implications for effective clinical practice and classroom teaching. There will be an emphasis on executive function strategies that benefit all students from kindergarten into high school and the college years and span reading, writing, math, and content area subjects.
Please note: At the conclusion of the conference, all attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for 12 hours of instruction. We do not offer CEUs or PDPs.
Some of our featured conference speakers:
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SIGNUP FOR THE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
Please register below to attend the 35th Annual Learning Differences Conference. The rescheduled dates are October 9 & 10, 2020. Registration remains open. Payment can be made by credit card or Purchase Order (PO). Please follow the instructions on the registration form. For questions call Jamie Cutler at 508-361-7832.
Friday, October 9, 2020 – Day 1
9:00-9:20 Welcome – Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
9:20-10:15 Metacognition and executive function: Reducing stress and igniting success in all students
Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
10:15-10:30 Q & A – Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
10:45-11:30 The impact of a growth mindset on behavior and performance
11:30-11:45 Q and A – Eduardo Briceño
12:00-12:45 Stress management strategies to accelerate student performance
Dave Anderson, Ph.D.
12:45-1:00 Q & A – Dave Anderson, Ph.D.
1:45-2:45 Panel: Persistence, resilience, and executive function strategies: Keys to overcoming challenges in school and life
Anthony Bashir, Ph.D., Chace Nolen, B.S., Billy Warren, B.S.
2:45-3:00 Q & A – Anthony Bashir, Ph.D., Chace Nolen, B.S., Billy Warren, B.S.
3:15- 4:00 Executive function strategies: Closing the achievement gap in schools
Marlon Davis, Ed.M.
4:00-4:15 Q & A – Marlon Davis, Ed.M.
Saturday, October 10, 2020 – Day 2
8:45-9:00 Overview- Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
9:00-9:45 Executive function and school readiness
Stephanie Carlson, Ph.D.
9:45-10:00 Q and A – Stephanie Carlson, Ph.D.
10:15-11:00 Bright kids who can’t keep up
Ellen Braaten, Ph.D.
11:00-11:15 Q and A – Ellen Braaten, Ph.D.
11:30-12:15 Ten steps for embedding executive function strategies into classroom lessons throughout the school day
Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP
12:15-12:30 Q and A – Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP
1:15-2:15 Panel: Hybrid learning: Embedding EF strategies into the curriculum
Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D., Chair, Suellen Inwood, M.Ed., Easton Country Day School; Hilary Shea, M.Ed. & Cherelle Webster-Payne, LICSW, Boston Public Schools, Rajneet Goomer, M.Ed., & Kristina Mannino, M.Ed., Robbinsville Public Schools
2:15-2:30 Closing Remarks – Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.