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Thursday, February 6 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Learning Disabilities: Critical Concepts

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This session provides insight into the neurodevelopmental basis of learning disabilities. The different sub-types of reading, writing and mathematics disabilities will be reviewed along with implications for remediation strategies. Literacy skills in typically developing students will be contrasted with skills development in students showing signs of learning disabilities/disorders. The impact of co-existing conditions like executive skills deficits, ADHD and anxiety will also be discussed. Teachers will gain a more complete understanding of LDs and their remediation, informed by current and emerging research.


Kathryn Burke

Since 2013, Kathryn Burke has been the Executive Director of the Centre for Literacy, an organization which supports students with learning disabilities. She served for 5 years as the Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, where she initiated the Right... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm
ECC: Salon 11 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 128
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English
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