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Mentoring the ADHD Student--Tools for Teachers and Parents
Presented by: Les Ridick
Friday, January 18, 2019 | 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Mentoring the ADHD student - Tools for Teachers and Parents

Mentoring the LD/ADHD Student – I lead the audience through a discussion of what ADHD is and how it reveals itself in the classroom and at home. The audience will better understand the condition and how it relates to Executive Functioning. The presentation will also provide some concrete tools for teachers and parents to help mentor ADHD students.

Supporting Executive Functions Deficits in the Classroom - This presentation looks at how the 6 most common executive functions (activation, focus, effort, emotion memory and action) are programed for in the classroom. The presentation will offer strategies on how to mange executive function deficits in the classroom and how to incorporate these strategies into your lessons.

About the Presenter(s):
Les Ridick

For over 30 years I have taught ADHD and LD students from grades 4 through 12. In addition to my professional experience, I have personal experience as both my son and I have ADHD. This combination of professional and personal experience has given me an excellent perspective on ADHD, executive functioning issues and motivation. I have been speaking professionally on the topic of ADHD for over 15 years. I recently finished my M.Ed. in Education Research with a focus on ADHD through the University of Calgary and I currently work at North Point School teaching elementary and junior high Math.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: January 16, 2019
Cost: $35.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): 4-12
Audience: Teachers, Parents