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Strategies for Teaching Writing – Summer Workshop-Day 1

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with writing. Its goals are to provide participants with practical strategies for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments to: Engender enthusiasm about writing Engage the most reluctant writer Enable students to write with confidence, finding their own writing style and voice Participants will be provided...

$350

Board Games Night for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Centre for Literacy, with the kind support of the Larry and Janet Anderson Philanthropies, is delighted to host Board Games Night.  Held every second Thursday, it provides an opportunity for adults or older teens on the autism spectrum to get together. A formal diagnosis of autism is not necessary to participate. Games at Games Night range from Role Playing Games...

Free

Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability/Disorder

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Are you the parent of a child with a learning disorder or disability? What are the critical things you need to know? Consider attending the Centre for Literacy’s Parenting a Child with Learning Disabilities/Disorders information session. This practical session is designed to empower parents with basic information about LDs, how to help their child at home, and the ABC’s of advocacy....

$30

Dealing with Challenging Student Behaviours

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This practical session will highlight strategies that can be employed to manage challenging student behaviours.  Information will be provided on how to analyze the possible reasons for difficult behaviours, and in how to construct a behaviour plan with a student that reinforces good behaviours and minimizes the impact of challenging action. The desired outcome is for students to be highly...

$40

Learning Disabilities: Critical Concepts

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session will provide insight into the neurodevelopmental basis of learning disabilities, the different types of LDs, terminology, the criteria used to diagnosis LDs, and frequent co-existing conditions. This session is designed as a core class for Centre for Literacy Teachers, along with teachers, education assistants and other professionals in the community. The purpose of this session is to highlight...

$40

Board Games Night for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Centre for Literacy 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Centre for Literacy, with the kind support of the Larry and Janet Anderson Philanthropies, is delighted to host Board Games Night.  Held every second Thursday, it provides an opportunity for adults or older teens on the autism spectrum to get together. A formal diagnosis of autism is not necessary to participate. Games at Games Night range from Role Playing Games...

Free