Workshop Topics
 The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child
 It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend:
 Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success
 These kids are with me”: The Administrator’s Role in Special Education
 Developing a Philosophy of Mainstreaming:
 If you don't stand UP for something, you'll FALL for almost anything.
 Competition: Can kids live without it? 
 Roots and Wings: Parenting the Learning Disabled Child
 Fairness: The Key to Effective Behavior Management
 The Administrator's Role in Mainstreaming
 Improving Home/School Communication
 The Hidden Curriculum: Helping the Mainstream Student to Survive
 Last One Picked, First One Picked On:
 The Social Implications to Learning Disabilities
 On the Waterbed: The LD Family
 Tales from the Road (Keynote)
 Raising a Happy, Healthy Family
 Growing up in Affluence: Unique Pleasures and Unique Pressures
 When the Chips are Down: Behavior Management Strategies for the Child with LD
 Other People's Kids: Everyday Ethics for the Special Education Professional
 That's Life in the Jungle Baby!
 A Lovingly Critical Look at the Daily Realities of Special Education
 Myths and Misconceptions
 Establishing Effective Partnerships with Parents of Special Needs Students
 A Dozen Strategies that Don't Work with Learning Disabled Kids. And a Dozen that Do.

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