Primer For Diagnosis: How To Help Students With Learning Disabilities

Primer For Diagnosis: How To Help Students With Learning Disabilities



Themba Tutors LLC
An Evening Lecture and Discussion with Peter Pramataris, Ph.D.

For teachers, psychologists, speech-language therapists, special educators, learning specialists, occupational therapists, administrators, tutors, and parents

Primer For Diagnosis: How To Help Students With Learning Disabilities


How to Help Students with Learning Disabilities, Language Disorders, and Executive Functioning Disorders


Do you work with students who are struggling academically in private and public schools

If the underlying problem is not identified within the right time frame and with the appropriate methods, parents, students, and teachers face the risk of letting students fall through the cracks. For parents and even for professionals, it is an overwhelming process to navigate the sea of diagnostic labels.

Whether you are a teacher, psychologist, speech-language therapist, special educator, learning specialist, occupational therapist, administrator, tutor, or a parent, by understanding the history of learning disabilities, language disorders, and attention disorders (including executive functioning), we can best help and advocate for students who are struggling with their academics. This presentation will teach you the most current thinking for how licensed professionals diagnose learning disabilities, language disorders, and attentional disorders, even if schools don’t accept these terms. No matter where you work, a common evidence-based language amongst ourselves will truly earn the education every student deserves. By the end of this lecture, you will become a better advocate for these students!

Dr. Pramataris maintains a private group practice specializing in the neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults with learning and attention difficulties. For over a decade, he was the Director of the Center for Attention and Learning at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he oversaw the neuropsychological assessment services and post-doctoral training program. He serves as an advisor to several organizations, including the New York Neuropsychology Group, the Lang School, and AbleTo, a technology-enabled behavioral health company that he co-founded in 2009.

Introduction by Craig Selinger, M.S. CCC-SLP, CEO, Founder of Themba Tutors and Manhattan Letters


Date And Time

Mon, April 8, 2019

7:00 PM 9:00 PM EDT


OPERA America

330 7th Avenue

Marc A Scorca Hall

New York, NY 10001



$30 Early Bird Discount thru March 28th

$45 General Admission

Advance registration is required to attend

Confirmation will be sent upon completion of registration and payment

Limited seating

No refunds or cancellations unless the event is canceled


Important Notes:

  • The event will be taking place in Marc A. Scorca Hall at OPERA America.
  • OPERA America is only the venue for this event. They are not able to answer your questions regarding the event.
  • If you have questions, please contact Themba Tutors staff at [email protected]
  • Doors open at 6:45 pm; all attendees must be in their seats by 7:00 pm
  • NO FOOD OR DRINKS are allowed in the Scorca Hall
  • Beverages and snacks will be available at 6:30 pm in the lobby before and after the event.
For more information, contact: Julie at [email protected]

Program subject to change

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Craig Selinger, CEO of Themba Tutors (serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut), is a NY State licensed speech-language pathologist, executive functioning coach, and learning specialist with over 18 years of experience working professionally with over a thousand families. His expertise includes language-based learning issues, e.g. reading, writing, speaking, and listening, executive functioning, ADHD/ADD, and learning disabilities. Check out his interviews with top-notch professionals in the field on Spotify.
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