+ Transitions 2011: January Conference in Boca Raton

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Lynn University in Boca Raton Florida will hold a one-day conference titled Transitions 2011, High School to Higher Education: Options for Students with Learning Differences.

The conference will be held at Lynn University’s Keith C and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center on January 28, 2011, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

The conference is iIntended for education leaders, guidance counselors, teachers, educational consultants, parents and students.

Speakers include

  • Rick Lavoie,  internationally renowned learning difference expert and author
  • Gaston Caperton, president of the College Board,
  • Kathryn Jarvis, director of academic services at Auburn University
  • Marsha Glines, dean, Lynn University Institute for Achievement and Learning
  • Marybeth Kravits and Imy F Wax, authors of The Princeton Review K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences
  • Peter Lake, professor, Stetson University College of Law
  • Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf, associate director of The Asperger’s Association of New England
  • Ari Ne’eman, president, Autistic Self Advocacy Network and member of the National Council on Disability
  • Ketty Patino Gonzalez, specialist in psychoeducational and developmental assessments of individuals on the autism spectrum
  • Theodore Wasserman, neuropsychologist and associate dean at Lynn University Institute for Achievement and Learning

Topics include

  • Helping the Childe with Learning Differences Find Social Success
  • Intentionality, Planning and Mentoring:  for Student Success
  • Academic Study Strategies for College Bound Students with Learning Disorders: The Measured Millennials
  • Transitioning from High School to College
  • Many Colleges, Many Services
  • Helping Our Children Before They Go to College
  • The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child
  • Re-Engaging Parents in the College Experience
  • Millennials: Through the Gates and Into the Workplace
  • Interviewing at Colleges and Scared Stiff: Prep Me Now!
  • Make It Simple: How to Know Which Support Program Works Best From the Student’s Perspective
  • Hiring an Educational Consultant: Everything You Need and Want to Know and What to Ask
  • Understanding the Brain and Learning
  • Supporting College-Bound Students With Asperger Syndrome
  • Testing and Documenting the Need for Accommodations in College

Contact Angelina Juliano at 561-237-9000, or email tickets@lynn.edu.

Accommodations at the Wyndham Garden Boca Raton (http://WyndhamGardenBocaRaton.com)  which is approximately 1 mile from Lynn University.

tutoring in Columbus OH:  Adrienne Edwards  614-579-6021  or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com


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