ADHD Support Services (6 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.
January 13, 2015
Multi-sensory teaching is done in a way that appeals to the five senses. Connecting new information to multiple senses enables some students to remember things better. This interactive workshop is for parents, classroom teachers and special education teachers who are seeking practical strategies to use with struggling students. These strategies can be done in small groups and with your child at home.
February 3, 2015
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to developing behavioral supports in the classroom and/or school. These supports are needed for all students to achieve socially, emotionally, and academically and ultimately be successful. This workshop will review definitions and then discuss how to maximize structure in the classroom to provide the type of supports all students need but particularly students with learning and behavior needs. Practical application of strategies, interventions and resources will be shared. This workshop will count towards the MN teacher renewal requirements for positive behavioral intervention strategies.
March 3, 2015
What is assistive technology? Come find out and learn more about different technologies to help children with learning disabilities or ADHD compensate for their struggles. If you have a lap top or Ipad, you are encouraged to bring it as many of these resources are free downloadable apps. Specific technologies and resources will be addressed for those who struggle in reading, writing, note taking, organization, time management, study skills and math. Handouts will also be available. This workshop will address resources appropriate for middle and high school students as well as college/adult students.
May 5, 2015
Executive functioning deficits – 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.
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:
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