ADHD Support Services

ADHD Support Services (5 items)

LDA Minnesota provides resources specializing in Learning Disabilities (LD) and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for individuals of all ages. Our services are tailored to meet individual needs from diverse backgrounds. They are services designed for you and for your child, as well as for professionals serving individuals with learning challenges.

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Workshops & Webinars

Workshops & Webinars (4)

LDA Minnesota offers informative Workshop & Webinars on ADHD, learning disabilities and related learning challenges.

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March 9, 2016

This workshop will provide demonstrations and practical application of "virtual pencil" assistive technology toools that can help students and professionals better capture and organize notes as well as create meaningful written expression of math and science concepts. Use of demonstrated tools can increase independence as well as enhance notetaking proficiency. Audio-synced note taking and equation writing programs will be demonstrated using various devices, including a smartpen, iPad and laptop computer. 

March 22, 2016

 Are you a high school student (or the parent of one) considering applying to college after graduation? This session will address ten key things for students and parents to know before you begin your search, applications, and selection. Topics will include: the biggest differences between high school IEPs and 504 PLANS and college accommodations, necessary documentation, levels of accommodation, finding colleges, campus visits, where and how to discuss your challenges in applications and essays, and how best to prepare.

Feb. 23, 2016

Imagery is a primary factor in cognition, word reading, and language comprehension. There are two types of imagery--symbol and concept--intrinsic to word-reading and reading comprehension. Neurological and behavioral research validates the imagery-language connection resulting in changes in word reading, comprehension, and specific areas of brain function, in students with dyslexia or autism spectrum disorders.  

April 6, 2016

 Executive functions are a variety of "higher-order" mental processes and behaviors. It uses the parts of the brain to enable an individual to regulate themselves and problem solve. It is what helps us be flexible or inflexible, monitor our emotions in the moment or feel out of control, etc. It is the part of the brain that helps us organize our thoughts and to keep and sustain our attention. Many individuals with ADHD or LD struggle in the area of executive functioning. Come learn more about this topic as well as suggested strategies and interventions for the different executive functioning areas. The focus is on students K-12.

After getting an assessment, what if I need more help? I've had all the testing done through the school, but how do I make sense of it? You may want to in schedule a professional consultation with LDA Minnesota’s qualified, knowledgeable specialists. LDA Minnesota can offer suggestions, action steps, and support for the following areas: