LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR CONSULTANT
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LDA 2019 Conference - October 5, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel in Naperville, IL View LDA 2019 Conference Flier
8:30-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
"IEP Bootcamp for Parents and Teachers"
10:40-11:40 Session 1 : "Empowering Parents to be Effective Advocates" presented by Carol Dimas, M.S.Ed.
"Executive Function: Making Progress toward Self-Determination" presented by Margaret Kelly, Carroll, Ed. D.
11:45-12:45 Session 2 : "ADHD and Mental Health" presented by Connie Parr, APN, CPNP
"Sixty 60 Second Behavior Interventions" presented by Bev Johns
12:50-1:30 Session 3 : "I Have a Kid Who..." Panel (Carol Dimas, Ernie Florence, Elizabeth Hamilton, Connie Parr, Penny Richards)
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Join a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the education and general welfare of children and youth of normal or potentially normal intelligence who have learning disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual or coordinative nature or related problems.
What Does LDA/IL Do for You?
Here are some of the activities of our volunteer organization which benefit the learning disabled in Illinois:
> Monitor and advise on special education legislation at the federal and state levels.
> Monitor and advise the Illinois State Board of Education on issues dealing with learning disabled students.
> Provide advocacy information and support to parents, learning disabled individuals and professionals.
> Provide scholarships for secondary education for students with learning disabilities.
> Host conferences each year, particularly in October, Learning Disabilities Month.
> Provide and support workshops and mini-conferences.
> Publish the quarterly state newsletter, Scope. All members receive the national newsletter, newsbriefs, and most local chapters also publish newsletters for their members.
> Provide a central location, through the LDA/IL State Office, to support LDA/IL and chapter activities and supply information to the general public. Our State Office also maintains a lending library of books, pamphlets, and audio and video cassettes.
> Increase public awareness of learning disabilities in communities throughout Illinois.