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.
September 9, 2014
Learn what ADHD is and how it is defined by the medical community in the DSM-V. Participants will learn the common characteristics of ADHD, what executive functioning is and how it relates to ADHD, and practical strategies and resources to use at home and in the classroom. This presentation is for parents, adults, and classroom teachers.
October 7, 2014
"To Treat or Not: Medication Decisions in ADHD Management" will provide participants with information on ADHD diagnostic criteria and how to approach the decision to begin medication as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the various medication options. Bring your questions and concerns!
November 4, 2014
This is a great workshop for parents to learn more about special education. Come learn about the process for referral to special education, how a child qualifies for special education, and the differences between a 504 plan and an IEP. You will learn some practical ideas of how to advocate for your child in K-12 system.
December 9, 2014
Being able to provide meaningful accommodations and modifications to students with disabilities is an important piece of the special education teacher's job. This workshop will provide an overview of the differences between accommodations and modifications and provide teachers with ideas across the three tiers of intervention. Participants will be given the opportunity to put these ideas into practice through sample case studies. This workshop will meet the "accommodation" requirement for MDE for teaching relicensure.
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: