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October 11, 2018

New Online Course for Parents

Having a child diagnosed with a Learning Disability can be overwhelming and isolating. This 10-module online course has been designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of Learning Disabilities; the impact Learning Disabilities can have on a child’s academics, behaviour, and well-being; and the evidence-based strategies and tools to build your knowledge, skills and abilities to increase your child’s success.Topics covered:

* Introduction to Learning Disabilities
* Examination of Specific Learning Disabilities
* The relationship between Learning Disabilities and executive functioning
* The impact that Learning Disabilities can have on social/emotional functioning
* Setting students up for success (e.g., transitions, self-advocacy, and collaboration)
* The disorders that frequently co-occur with Learning Disabilities
(i.e., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, depression, and anxiety)
* Learning Disabilities at school
* Strategies for school
* The learning brain

Learn at your own pace. The course is available whenever you are. There are no tests or evaluations.

Cost: Free (until December 31, 2018)




Contact Name:
Anna Mason

Phone Number:
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