GETTING COLLEGE RIGHT: PREPARING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES FOR THE COLLEGE WORLD. FORGET THE MYTHS, RUMORS, AND ASSUMPTIONS. GET THE FACTS ON WHAT REALLY HAPPENS, AND DOESN'T HAPPEN, FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AT COLLEGE.
It is time to examine the research!
WHAT: Examine the Research: A Study Group
WHO: Parents and Professionals
WHEN: Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 10am-12pm
THE TOPIC TBD
This group is open to all IDALA members and non-members; however, membership is encouraged! A member of our study group committee will be presenting the article and leading the discussion. The article will be disseminated about one week before our meeting, to those who RSVP, along with the specific study group location.
The International Dyslexia Association Los Angeles Chapter, IDALA, is excited to offer a Parent Support group on the Westside for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities. This group is intended to provide a safe space where parents can explore, share and talk about the myriad of feelings and experiences that come up when parenting a child with learning disabilities.
- WORKING THROUGH THE DIAGNOSIS AND CO-EXISTING EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS
- GUILT / FRUSTRATIONS / BURNOUT
- THE GRIEVING PROCESS AND DEALING WITH AN UNKNOWN FUTURE
- STRATEGIES TO HELP WITH HOMEWORK / BEHAVIOR / ETC.
MEET OUR NEW FACILITATOR
Fay Pondel MA, MFT
Fay has many years of experience as a group facilitator. She has the ability to connect with each individual's need. Her experience ranges from school sites to private facilities.
Please contact us if you can be there.
What is self-advocacy? It is your child’s ability to identify their strengths and challenges, understand how they learn best, and effectively communicate it to others. This important life skill must be taught , encouraged and nurtured both at school and at home. Strong self-advocates are empowered to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.
Celebrate the Creative Mind as we Honor John Corcoran, Author, Literacy Advocate and Founder/CEO of The John Corcoran Foundation.
Wine and cheese will be served.
All proceeds benefit the International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Scholarship Fund.
Can’t attend, but still want to donate to the scholarship fund?