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35th Annual Learning Differences Virtual Conference

October 9, 2020 October 10, 2020

Due to on going concerns with Covid-19. The rescheduled 35th Annual Learning Differences Conference will take place virtually.

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:
Lynn Meltzer, PhD
Conference Chair, President of Institutes for Learning and Development

Session Title: Metacognition and executive function: Reducing stress and igniting success in all students.
David Anderson, Ph.D.
Senior Director of National Programs and Outreach, Child Mind Institute

Session Title: Stress Management strategies to accelerate student performance
Ellen Braaten, Ph.D.
Director, LEAP MGH, Associate Director, MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Session Title: Bright kids who can’t keep up
Eduardo Briceño
Co-Founder, CEO, Mindset Works

Session Title: The impact of a growth mindset on behavior and performance
Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP
Psychologist, Center for Learning and Attention Disorders, program of Seacoast Mental Health Center, Portsmouth, NH Session

Title: Smart but scattered
Sharon Saline, Psy.D.
Psychologist, Author and Consultant

Session Title: When worrying takes over: Helping Kids with ADHD overcome anxiety and build resiliency.


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 781-861-3711 x113.


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Early Bird Registration w/ Binder
$ 655.00
Early Bird Registration w/o Binder
$ 565.00
Full-time Student Discount
You must provide proof of full-time student status
$ 260.00
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