Day 2 of Brain Based Learning Summit 2019

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Day 2 Session Schedule

LAURIE GEARY @ YELLOW WOOD SUCCESS ACADEMY

Show Your Smarts: How to Strengthen Working Memory

TARA HUNKIN @ MY CHILD WILL THRIVE

Nutrient Deficiencies Commonly Found in ADHD

Antoinette LaGrossa @ ShillerLearning

6 Magic Phrases to Transform Your Homeschool

KIM KAUTZER @ WRITESHOP

Teaching Writing to Your Twice Exceptional Child

TYLER DORSEY @ FOCUS FORWARD LEX

ADHD from an ADHD'ers Perspective

HEATHER GONZALES @ FEARLESS FAITHFUL MOM

New to homeschooling a child with special needs?

DR. KAYLA STELTENKAMP @ MIND OVER MATTER KIDS

Dyslexia Screening vs. Evaluation

CHERYL CARTER @ WRITE FOR COLLEGE

Coaching Your Child in Self Regulation


 

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Sessions and Resources

 

Show Your Smarts: How to Strengthen Working Memory

By Laurie Geary @ Yellow Wood Success Academy

Learn what working memory is, what happens when it’s weak, and HOW to strengthen this skill! Working memory is a vital cognitive skill for academics and is a great starting point for improving skills. Did you know that working memory may actually be a better indicator of intelligence than IQ? Check out the session to learn all about it!

 

 

Nutrient Deficiencies Commonly Found in ADHD

TARA HUNKIN @ MY CHILD WILL THRIVE

In her session, Tara, will share nutrient deficiencies that are commonly found in neurodevelopment disorders. She will identify key nutrients that are needed for optimal brain health and required to maximize the benefits of all of supportive therapies you are doing with your child.  Learn simple steps you can take now to correct nutrient deficiencies and improve your child's symptoms today.

 
 

 

Teaching Writing to Your Twice Exceptional Child

KIM KAUTZER @ WRITESHOP

Twice-exceptional kids are curious and insightful, with passionate interests and a remarkable memory for the craziest things. They often have an unusual imagination, a quirky sense of humor, and a head filled with mature opinions. At the same time, there may be a huge gap between their verbal skills and their ability to put thoughts on paper. Kim will share ways you can tailor your teaching to meet the needs of 2e elementary and tween writers. When frustration, disinterest, and disorganization rear their ugly heads, you’ll be able to inspire these special children with fresh writing ideas and tools.

 
 
 

 

6 Magic Phrases to Transform Your Homeschool

Antoinette LaGrossa @ ShillerLearning

 

 

ADHD from an ADHD'ers Perspective

TYLER DORSEY @ FOCUS FORWARD LEX

During this session, Tyler will put you in the shoes of a person with ADHD and take you for a ride. She will discuss the struggles people with ADHD face and the journey to overcoming those struggles. You will leave this session with a better understanding of your ADHD child, student, spouse or self!

Resources

 
 

 

New to homeschooling a child with special needs?

HEATHER GONZALES @ FEARLESS FAITHFUL MOM

Homeschooling is a wonderful option for children with special needs. It offers the freedom to meet your child's needs, whatever they may be, without having to fight through bureaucratic red tape. It can also feel incredibly intimidating. Learn why you should consider homeschooling your child with special needs, how to find what curriculum works best for your family, and how to incorporate therapy exercises into your homeschool day.

 

 

Dyslexia Screening vs. Evaluation

DR. KAYLA STELTENKAMP @ MIND OVER MATTER KIDS

Dyslexia screening vs. evaluation: Do you think your child might have dyslexia? This session will go over a few characteristics then describe the difference between a screening and an evaluation and provide an opportunity to ask questions about what might be the best route to take for your child.

 
 

 

Coaching Your Child in Self Regulation

CHERYL CARTER @ WRITE FOR COLLEGE

In this session, Carter, a former special needs teacher, will guide parents in some simple ways to deal with meltdowns. In this practical session, Carter, will share research-based ways to help teach your child learn self-control Self-regulation) skills.

 
 
 
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