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Conference: Life in High School and Beyond

May 11th, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT


Including a workshop from our every own Hilary Murphy, PhD!


Parents-Educators-Professionals–Students (14+)

Life in High School and Beyond Conference

& Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities – Attention Issues – Related Disorders

33 workshops        Breakfast and Lunch

Full brochure and mail-in registration at www.LDANJ.org-Events. Credit card registration

ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.LDANJspring2019.eventbrite.com

****Early registration by May 1:  Students $25, Members $25, Non-members $50.  Questions? 732-645-2738 or info@LDANJ.org  

8:00-8:45       Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open 

8:45-10:00     Session A

         Workshop 1:  DBT Skills: Emotional and Behavioral Regulation for Students-Bobchin

          Workshop 2:  The Gap Year Advantage-Bull

          Workshop 3:  Empowering Teachers, Students and Parents Using Microsoft Office Learning Tools-Chernetz                

          Workshop 4:  Overcoming Learning Disability Barriers One Jet Pack at a Time-Diedrich

          Workshop 5:  Choosing the College Entrance Exam ACT, SAT or None-Morris

         Workshop 6:  Critical Legal Requirements of Transition Planning-Fingles  

          Workshop 7:  Preparing Students to be Work Ready-Tomasetti

          Workshop 8:  The Successful Transition from High School to College-Hebert

10:00-10:45    Networking & Resource Expo

10:45-12:00    Session B  

         Workshop 1:  Helping Our Late Bloomers Bloom: The Transition to Adulthood-Hughes

          Workshop 2:  Anxiety and Learning Disabilities-Salzman

          Workshop 3:  More Than Academics: The Other Skills Needed for Success in College-Arent

           Workshop 4:  Determining the Appropriate Placement-H. Freeman

          Workshop 5:  It’s Complicated! Understanding Learning Challenges-Glass

         Workshop 6:  10 Qualities Employers Look for in Job Candidates-Winston

         Workshop 7:  The Absent-Minded Professor: Executive Functioning, College and Common Sense-Murphy

         Workshop 8:  College Prep:  Ready, Set, Learn-Endlich

          Workshop 9:  Left My IEP/SP in High School. Now What?-Kruh

12:00- 12:45   Lunch-Awards-Networking-Resource Expo  

12:45-2:00      Session C

         Workshop 1:  Transformational Neurocognitive Skills for Life in High School and Beyond- Rudin & Kelly

          Workshop 2:  Applying to College with LD: A Top 10 List-Maxman

          Workshop 3:  LD Myths Can Impact Success in School and the Workplace-McGaw & McHale-Small

          Workshop 4:  Special Education and Transition is Not Limited to Classroom Work!-Kempski

           Workshop 5:  Navigating Disability Services in College: Strategies for Success – Morris-Wood

           Workshop 6:  Dyslexia – High School Students’ Perspectives – YES! Program Ambassadors

           Workshop 7:   Employment is a Path, Not a Detour-Reed & Phillips

          Workshop 8:   Knowing the Resources:  The Keys to a Smooth Transition-Ford

2:00-2:45        Resource Expo & Networking

2:45-4:00        Session D

         Workshop 1:   Labels Are for Soup Cans-Community Access Unlimited

          Workshop 2:   Proven Techniques to Increase Learning and Manage Attention-Elrom

          Workshop 3:   Navigating the College Maze-Meltzer

          Workshop 4:   Dyslexia Handbook-Tellier

          Workshop 5:   My Road from Struggling Student to Successful Special Education Teacher-Kramer

Workshop 6:   Colleges with Superior Supports for Students with Disabilities (LD, ADHD, ASD, etc.)-Tinkler

          Workshop 7:   Navigating the Unwritten Rules of the Workplace-Maher

           Workshop 8:   Transitioning to College & Employment with Executive Function Challenges-Feinman

****4:00  Certificates for 5 Professional Development hours distributed (NJ Provider Identification #568)


May 11th, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The College of New Jersey, Education Building, 2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing, NJ United States
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