Learning Disabilities of NJ Conference & Resource Expo

Learning Disabilities of NJ Conference & Resource Expo

Parents, Educators, Professionals, Adults, & Students

Fall Conference & Resource Expo
Preschool thru High School and Beyond

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) – Education Building
Sunday, November 6, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fees: Members $30, Non-Members $60, Membership & Conference $75, Full-Time Students $30
Registration Deadline Oct. 25: LDANJfall2022.eventbrite.com
Full Brochure: www.LDANJ.org Questions: Email info@LDANJ.org Call or Text 732-645-2738


Suggested Level Codes: PK=Pre-Kindergarten L= Lower Elementary(K-2) U=Upper Elementary(3-5)
M=Middle School HS=High School PS=Post-Secondary A=Adult E=Everyone
Suggested Audience: F=Family Ed=Educators O=Outside Professionals S=Students A & E codes above

8:15-9:00 Registration & Resource Expo, Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:45 Session A – Keynotes
Room 1: Understanding Children’s Rights to Read: Putting It All Together/Kunz (PK-HS; E )
Room 2: Drumming and Social Emotional Learning: Keys to Success/Viragomusic (E; E)
Room 3: Pattern of Strengths & Weaknesses & SLD Eligibility: State of the Field/Korner (PK-HS; E)

9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:45 Session B

Room 1: Continue the Discussion with Dr. Kunz/Kunz (PK-HS; E)
Room 2: Practice-Based Self-Regulated Strategy Development Units/Foxworth, TCNJ Students (L-HS; F-Ed)
Room 3: Dyslexia Overview: Bustin’ Mythologies/Selznick (E-HS; E)
Room 4: Teaching a Five Paragraph Essay: A New and Effective Process Pt 1/Van Brocklen, Cannon (M-HS; E)
Room 5: Benefits of a Gap Year/Bull (HS-A; E)
Room 6: Special Education 101:  Legalities and Practicalities/Meltzer (PK-PS; E)

10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Session C

Room 1: Getting to Know Dyslexia and Orton-Gillingham (O-G)/Katz (E; E)
Room 2: Assessment for Post-Secondary Accommodations/Cianci (HS-A; E)
Room 3: The Unspoken Social Side of LD; “Why Won’t Anyone Play With Me?”/Selznick (U-HS; E)
Room 4: Teaching a Five Paragraph Essay: A New and Effective Process Pt 2/Van Brocklen, Cannon (M-HS;E)
Room 5: NAMI New Jersey: Ending the Silence/Koenig (M-A; E)
Room 6: Building Foundational Math Skills/Smolansky (E: E)

11:45-12:30 Resource Expo and Lunch
12:30-1:15 Session D

Room 1: How O-G Works in MTSS and Different Classroom Settings/Katz (E; E)
Room 2: Meet the CEO of Your Brain: Understanding Executive Function Skills/Cappelleri (E; E)
Room 3: Ten Lessons in Transitioning from High School to College/Sokolowski (HS-A; E)
Room 4: Increase LD Students Reading Skills to The HS/College Level/Van Brocklen, Cannon (M-HS; E)
Room 5: Supporting Youth in their IEP: A Path to Success/SPAN (PK-HS; E)
Room 6: Accessibility of EdTech Math Games/Smolansky (E; E)

1:15-1:30 Break
1:30-2:15 Session E

Room 1: Reading and Writing: Perfect Together!/Katz (E; E)
Room 2: Stress and Avoidance: Assisting in the Development of Problem Solving Skills/Cappelleri (L-A; E)
Room 3: A Structured approach to Essay Writing for Students with Dysgraphia/Ganz (U-HS; Ed)
Room 4: Benefits of Therapeutic Tutoring: Addressing the Underlying Issues of LD/Kessler (M-HS; E)
Room 5: Supporting Youth in their IEP: A Path to Success/SPAN (PK-HS; E)
Room 6: College Selection and Application for Students with Learning Disabilities/Weil (M-HS; E)

2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:15 Session F

Room 1: Mindful Strategies and Social-Emotional Learning Conversations for Kids/Weitzberg (PK-5; F, Ed)
Room 2: Self-Monitoring Scales: Tools to Establish Foundations for Change/Cappelleri (L-A; E)
Room 3: Ten Lessons in Transitioning from High School to College/Sokolowski (HS-A; E)
Room 4: Teaching Appropriate Vocabulary Words Across the Curriculum/Chambre (K-M; Ed)
Room 5: Introduction to the Process of Reading Instruction/Schechter (L-U; F, Ed, O)
Room 6: Succeeding with LD & Other Related Disorders: The Student Perspective/STAMP (L-PS; E)

3:15 Break

3:30 Certificate of Attendance – 4.5 hours PDUs (Professional Development Units -NJ Provider Id #568)
In exchange for Feedback Form – In-person only
3:45 Annual LDANJ Member Meeting
*** Some changes may occur to workshops due to speaker changes or cancellations.

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