This workshop will help make connections between a child’s learning needs and types of assistive devices and programs. Participants will also examine how to encourage children to use these accommodations, and when they may not be useful.
Accessing Supports at School: From Everyday Help to IEP’s
This workshop will explore both informal and more formals ways of communicating with the school and focus on understanding the process of getting help within the classroom and the school system. Attention will also be paid to relationship development and team building.
ADHD & Learning Disabilities
This Workshop is an overview of ADHD, exploring different sub-types and how they may interact with learning and social interaction. Suggestions on how to support kids who may have both ADHD & LDs will be discussed.
All About Moods: Anxiety, Depression & Learning Disabilities
In this introductory workshop, participants will gain an understanding of anxiety and depression, approaches to treatment, and the relationship between mood disorders and Learning Disabilities (LDs).
Anxiety & Learning Disabilities
In this introductory workshop, participants will gain an understanding of different types of anxiety, approaches to treatment, and the relationship between anxiety and Learning Disabilities.
Bullying & Learning Disabilities
In this workshop participants will examine the specific challenges children with LDs face around bullying, both face to face and on-line. The workshop will briefly cover prevention and intervention strategies for children who are bullied, as well as for those who bully.
Developing Social Skills for Children with Learning Disabilities and Other Mental Health Issues
Executive Functioning & Learning Disabilities
Building on the Walk a Mile in my Shoes workshop, this presentation provides participants with an understanding of the nature of executive functioning and difficulties children with learning disabilities may have in regulating themselves. Suggestions on how to support kids with executive function difficulties will be discussed.
Language Based Learning Disabilities
Building on the Walk a Mile in my Shoes workshop, this presentation provides participants with an understanding of how language processing difficulties may present in academic and social contexts. Suggestions on how to support kids with language based learning disabilities will be discussed
Music and Learning Disabilities
A workshop investigating how LDs can affect creating and reproducing music including some strategies to assist individuals with LDs approach their musical education. Music teachers are encouraged to attend as well those participants listed above.
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
Building on the Walk a Mile in my Shoes workshop, this introduction to NLD and Asperger’s explores the differences and similarities between the two diagnoses and provides a brief overview of selected strategies to assist this population
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities and Asperger Syndrome: Enhancing Socialization and Emotional Well Being
An introduction to NLD and Asperger exploring the differences and similarities between the two and a brief overview of selected strategies assist this population.
Developing Self-Advocacy Skills in Youth with LDs – Workshops for Kids and Parents/Teachers
This workshop series explores different elements that are necessary for self-advocacy to be successful. This includes youth having an understanding their LD in terms of strengths and needs, and beginning to learn to communicate these to others appropriately. It also includes a component for the parent and/or teacher to understand the nature of LDs, different ways of supporting someone with and LD and how to encourage self-advocacy.
Self-Esteem and Learning Disabilities
An introduction for parents and caregivers to the concept of self-esteem. Participants will learn how to create opportunities for children and youth who have LDs to develop a strong sense of self-worth.
Self-Esteem and Learning Disabilities: Making the most of the Summer
This is an introduction for parents and caregivers to the concept of self-esteem. Participants will explore different ways of enhancing feelings of self-worth in individuals with LDs, paying particular attention to facilitating self esteem enhancing experiences during the summer vacation
Transition to High School
This workshop will explore the social and emotional aspects of transitioning to high school and offer some suggestions for coping with this change. Caregivers of students transitioning to high school are encouraged to attend with or without their teen.
Unraveling the Mystery: Practical Tips for Understanding Psychology Assessment Reports
Walk a Mile in My Shoes
This experiential workshop on Learning Disabilities (LDs) is designed to increase knowledge and understanding about how it may feel to have LDs.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes for Siblings
This is an experiential workshop on LDs designed to increase knowledge and understanding about how it may feel to have LDs. This version is designed for siblings of children with LDs, or other children and youth who could benefit from understanding more about LDs. Participants should come with an adult.
For more information on these and other Integra workshops, please contact Integra's Community Consultation team at (416) 486-8055.
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