The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence – guest Ben Foss

“The Common Core State Standards: How they impact your child”

Dr. John Kellmayer is a school superintendent in New Jersey and a member of the faculty in the Nova Southeastern University doctoral program. A former high school principal, he has extensive experience with at-risk populations. Dr. Kellmayer, who also holds an M.B.A., has served as a consultant to business and industry and is knowledgeable about organizational development and leadership in both the public and private sectors. A former writing instructor on the faculties of Penn State and Temple Universities, he has published about 200 articles in newspapers, magazines, textbooks, and journals.

Dr Kellmayer is also the author of two books – Mouse in the Microwave and How to Establish An Alternative School.

The Anxious Child with ADHD and Learning Disabilities with Dr E Gosch
Dr. Gosch is a nationally recognized expert on clinical child psychology, anxiety disorders, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with youth. She has published on several topics but is best known for co-editing Anxiety Disorders: A Practioner’s Guide to Comparative Treatments and articles on the treatment of internalizing disorders in children. Dr. Gosch is currently on the editorial board of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice

“Learning Ally: Alternatives for Dyslexia & LD”

Deborah Lynam is the Director of Parent Community Engagement at Learning Ally. She previously worked as a Family Resource Specialist for NJ’s Parent Training & Information Center, SPAN, and is the parent of 3 children, 2 of whom are dyslexic. She is a founding member of Decoding Dyslexia – NJ and is currently a volunteer tutor for The Reading Assist Institute where she has tutored students for the past 7 years.  From these many different perspectives, Deborah understands the issues facing families raising children with learning differences and has a passion to connect and support them in finding the resources and information they need.

Writing Problems: The A. B, C’s of Dysgraphia” Part 1 of 2 part series
Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing, which requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills. Dysgraphia makes the act of writing difficult. It can lead to problems with spelling, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper.

Part I

Part II


The Story Behind the Dyslexia Legislation w/Beth Ravelli

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence – guest Ben Foss

“The Common Core State Standards: How they impact your child”

Dr. John Kellmayer is a school superintendent in New Jersey and a member of the faculty in the Nova Southeastern University doctoral program. A former high school principal, he has extensive experience with at-risk populations. Dr. Kellmayer, who also holds an M.B.A., has served as a consultant to business and industry and is knowledgeable about organizational development and leadership in both the public and private sectors. A former writing instructor on the faculties of Penn State and Temple Universities, he has published about 200 articles in newspapers, magazines, textbooks, and journals.

Dr Kellmayer is also the author of two books – Mouse in the Microwave and How to Establish An Alternative School.

The Anxious Child with ADHD and Learning Disabilities with Dr E Gosch
Dr. Gosch is a nationally recognized expert on clinical child psychology, anxiety disorders, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with youth. She has published on several topics but is best known for co-editing Anxiety Disorders: A Practioner’s Guide to Comparative Treatments and articles on the treatment of internalizing disorders in children. Dr. Gosch is currently on the editorial board of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice

James Redford – The Big Picture – Dyslexia
James RedFord – The Big Picture – Rethinking Dyslexia provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it.

Dr. Betty Osman – Social Problems of LD and ADHD
Dr Betty Osman – Learning Disabilities and ADHD: A Family Guide to Living and Learning Together and No One To Play With, Social Problems of LD and ADD Children.

Christine Robinson of ADD Action Coach
Turning an ADHD Diagnosis Into A Positive

 

Parent panel discusses understanding some of the typical challenges faced by parents in their efforts to help their children.
Dyslexia from the parents perspective

Dr. Margolis will discuss critical, but often overlooked factors for helping struggling readers become more successful and motivated readers
Shut Down Learners

Dr. Michael Gallaway, a Developmental Optometrist specializing in the relationship between vision and learning. This relationship remains controversial in the field.
Vision and Learning – Putting the debate to rest

Jeanne Voelker is a reading and writing specialist in Seattle, Washington. As the founder and principal teacher at Reading Before School
Top Tips for starting the new school year right

Dr. Michael Goodman, Pediatric Neurologist where he will be talking about the basics of ADHD and stuff you need to know. Maybe you think you’ve heard it all before, but every perspective is different and Dr. Goodman offers a fresh, practical, down-to-earth view for parents (and teachers) to consider regarding ADHD
ADHD/ADD Basics: Stuff You Need to Know in down to earth terms you can relate to

AN ABSOLUTE MUST LISTEN – The Focus Foundation – Dr Samango Sprouse – Dyslexia and Dyspraxia

STRENGTH BASED STRATEGIES FOR Dyslexia, ADHD, Depression and Autism

NEURODIVERSITY – Finding the strengths and constructing an educational and life niche for your learning or mental health disability

Maximizing Your Childs Potential

MEET THE HOSTS

DR GARY BRANNIGAN AND DR HOWARD MARGOLIS

GUEST DR STEVEN LANGE Helping Children Overcome Sleep Problems.

GUEST DR RICHARD SELZNER The Shut-Down Learner.

Guest Dr John Pellitteri Strengthening Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

DR TIMOTHY RASINSKI literacy and literacy education.

GUEST SUSAN ORLOFF Learning Re-enabled:

GUEST DR NANCY PADAK Helping Your Children Overcome Reading Problems

GUEST DR RICHARD BOON How to Help Teenagers Improve Their Reading Abilities

GUEST JACLYN PRYBYLKOWSI How Writing Instruction Can Help Children Achieve Their Potential

GUEST DR ERIKA LEMBKE Monitoring Your Child’s Progress

GUEST DR DAVID LEE Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement

GUEST DR URSO How Response-To-Intervention Can Maximize Students Potential

GUEST STACY GREENWALD Special Education Attorney, Parent of Children with Special Needs The Pro’s and Con’s of Public and Private School Programs

GUEST DR GASKINS How Benchmark Can Help Struggling Readers Unlock Their Potential

GUESTS Drs. Wilson and Blednick Co-Teaching and Special Education: Pitfalls and Potential

GUEST STACI GREENWALD The Pro’s and Con’s of Public and Private School Programs

The Inclusive Classroom

MEET THE HOSTS

KATHERINE BURKE – WHAT IS INCLUSION

IS INCLUSION RIGHT FOR YOUR CHILD

MARY ULRICH- SUCCESSFUL INCLUSION

DR TOM MIHAIL – THE MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT INCUSION

ADVOCATING WITH LESLIE LIPSON

GAYLE HERNANDEZ – TRANSITIONING

DR SANDY GLUCKMAN GROWING WITH INCLUSION

DR PAULA KLUTH – CREATING AN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM

JENNNIFER SOMMERNESS – INCLUSIVE IEP’S

KATHERINE YAMAMOTO – CHILDREN OF ALL ABILITIES

DR HOWARD MARGOLIS

DR CHRISTOPHER KAUFMAN

KATHY SNOW – DISABILITY IS NATURAL

HEATHER MCCRAKEN DEVELOPING FRIENDSHIPS

SARA CRONK – ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL SHOWS YOU WILL HEAR – HIGHSCHOOLER CHANGING THE FACE OF DISABILITIES

MICHAEL LINSIN – CREATING A DREAM CLASS

Dan Habib The Film “Including Samuel” FEATURED SHOW OF THE MONTH

Toby Karten Inclusion Strategies for the Classroom

Mary Falvey – Inclusion to college

Susan Fitzell – Anger and behavior management

Howard Glasser – Director of the Children’s Success Foundation

Diana Loiewski/Tarane Sondoozi – How to Have a Successful IEP Meeting

Robert Rummel Hudson Experiences with Inclusive Education

Dr. Joyce Cooper-Kahn Supporting Executive Functioning in the Inclusive Classroo

Dr. Wendy Fuchs Teacher’s Perceived Barriers to Inclusion

Dr. Tamar Chansky, pyschologist Supporting the anxious student

Cate Weir college options for students with intellectual disabilities

Paula Lieb, Esq., is the President of the New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education

Jodi Liston from Liston Advocates

Frances Stetson The Inclusive Schools Network – Supporting Inclusive Education Worldwide

Rick Welsh conducts the Team Teaching Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms training.

Lisa Jo Rudy Authentic Inclusion

Torrie Dunlap Inclusive Education in the Community

Kathleen McClaskey Using Assistive Technology to Facilitate Inclusive Education

Dan Habib The Film “Including Samuel”

Mary Falvey national authority on inclusive education for students with and without disabilities.

Susan Fitzell, M. Ed,identifying and meeting the needs of youth, especially those with special needs, students with behavioral and anger management issues, and students who experience bullying.

YOUR SPECIAL EDUCATION RIGHTS AND LAW

MEET THE HOSTS

WHAT IS IDEA WHAT IS SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY

THE BACK TO SCHOOL PRIMER

BULLYING IS AN IEP ISSUE

SPECIAL EDUCATION URBAN LEGENDS

SPECIAL ED ELIGIBILITY AND DIAGNOSIS

THE DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES OF IDEA

INDEPENDENT EVALUATIONS

LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT

ADDRESSING BEHAVIORS THROUGH THE IEP

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