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28 May 2021 • 

Closing the COVID Gap: Supporting Literacy, Numeracy, and Social Emotional Learning for Students with Specific Learning Disorders

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Estimated Turnout

300
Delegates

10 Exhibitors

Editions

May 2021

Frequency

Annual

"Discover the ways Canada's best are counselling teachers to close the COVID-19 gap"
The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada is hosting a virtual conference on May 28, 2021 entitled “Closing the COVID Gap: Supporting .. Read more Literacy, Numeracy, and Social Emotional Learning for Students with Specific Learning Disorders”. The learning gap for students with Specific Learning Disorders is an ongoing concern and with the onset of the COVID pandemic, individuals are struggling even more due to school closures, online learning challenges, and mental health issues. This conference is relevant to: Teachers, Parents of children with Learning Disabilities, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and Psychologists.

Highlights

  • Responding to the ongoing concern with the onset of the COVID pandemic
  • Knowing exactly how to facilitate effective learning for those with learning disabilities
  • Connecting with teachers and experts from across Canada
  • Getting ready for the upcoming academic year
Session
Welcome to session 1

Opening Ceremony
Welcome and Introduction
Welcome and introduction to the day
Thealzel Lee
Thealzel Lee Founder, Director and President at eFund
Lynne Wawryk-Epp, M.Ed
Lynne Wawryk-Epp, M.Ed Registered Psychologist/Cogmed Coach
Keynote
Closing the COVID Learning Gaps - Early Intervention for Students with Specific Learning Disorders
Thispresentation will describe a simple but effective system for identifyingchildren at riskfor reading difficulties and a successfu
Dr. Linda Siegel
Dr. Linda Siegel Professor Emeritus
Break
Break
Session
Examining Interventions for Students with Specific Reading Disorders
In this sessionDr. McNamara will present the latest research around best practices in supportingchildren and youth with learning dis
Dr. John McNamara
Dr. John McNamara Professor and Chair, Department of Child and ..
Session
Effective Teaching Strategies to Support Reading and Writing
In this sessionMelanie will share practical applications of the research presented by Dr. JohnMcNamara. After exploring the underlyi
Break
Break
Session
Exploring Developmental Dyscalculia: Understanding Specific Learning Disorders in Math
Around5% of school-aged children present with persistent difficulties learningnumerical and mathematical concepts and skills. Despit
Dr. Daniel Ansari
Dr. Daniel Ansari Department of Psychology & Faculty of Educati..
Session
Teaching Strategies to Support Mathematical Computation and Reasoning
This session will discuss ideas on how to support learners in multipleenvironments (online, blended, face-to-face) with building mat
Sarah Hamilton
Sarah Hamilton Mathematics Educator
Break
Break
Session
Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning
Dr. Karen MacMillan
Dr. Karen MacMillan Executive Co-Director of Foothills Academy So..
Session
Strategies to Support Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation
Executive functioning skills are central to school readinessand achievement. Many students with learning disabilities struggle withe
Kim McLean
Kim McLean Principal, Foothills Academy Society
Closing Ceremony
Wrap up and Closing
Lynne Wawryk-Epp, M.Ed
Lynne Wawryk-Epp, M.Ed Registered Psychologist/Cogmed Coach
Speaker
Dr. Linda Siegel

Dr. Linda Siegel

Professor Emeritus
Speaker
Dr. John McNamara

Dr. John McNamara

Professor and Chair, Department of Child and Youth Studies at...
Speaker
Kim McLean

Kim McLean

Principal, Foothills Academy Society
Speaker
Sarah Hamilton

Sarah Hamilton

Mathematics Educator
25 CAD Delegates Regular Fee
Pallavi Gaikwad

Pallavi Gaikwad

Project Coordinator at Vision Rescue

Mumbai, India
Nikki Jae

Nikki Jae

Educator at CAA Education group

Los Angeles, United States
Iriogbe Adesuwa patricia

Iriogbe Adesuwa patricia

Educator at Education

Texas City, United States
Lyra Ransone

Lyra Ransone

Educator at Mai Kalani Foundation

Honolulu, United States
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