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When the Chips are Down: Behaviour Management Strategies for the Child with Learning Disabilities/ADHD with Richard Lavoie
For: General public, Professionals
Provided by: Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa-Carleton

Date and Time

Sat Oct 25, 2014 (This event is over)
9:00 - 12:00pm


149 Berrigan, Ottawa, ON, K2J 5C6

Event Description

This session will present dozens of field-tested behavior management techniques for use at home and in the classroom. These strategies are designed specifically for use with students with language and attentional deficits.

All of the techniques are presented within a context of support, structure and responsiveness. The philosophical underpinning of each strategy will also be presented.

About Richard Lavoie:
Rick Lavoie has served as an administrator of residential programs for children with special needs since 1972. He holds three degrees in Special Education and has served as an adjunct professor or visiting lecturer at numerous universities including Syracuse, Harvard, Gallaudet, Manhattanville College, University of Alabama and Georgetown. Rick serves as a consultant on Learning Disabilities to several agencies and organizations including Public Broadcasting Service, New York Times, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Girl Scouts of America, Child Magazine and WETA. He is a member of the Professional Advisor Board of the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

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Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Learning Disorders
Social Skills and Life Skills
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Child and Youth Service Organizations
Females (Girls, Women)
Males (Boys, Teenagers, Men)
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