LDA NJ - PO Box 6268 - East Brunswick, NJ 08816

(732) 645-2738

Planning for the Future Begins at 14
Life after High School Conference
Post-Secondary Resource Expo

Vendor & Post-Secondary Fair

For Parents, Professionals & People Interested in Knowing More About Learning and Attention Issues

Saturday, May 13, 2017

NJHA Conference & Event Center
760 Alexander Road
Princeton, NJ 08543

LeDerick Horne
Poet, Advocate, & Motivational Speaker

To register with a credit card go to: Ldanj513.eventbrite.com

Click here for our full brochure PDF with workshop descriptions, speakers with bios, and mail-in registration form.

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8:00 - 8:45

Registration, Breakfast, & Resource Expo Open

8:45 - 10:00

Session 1

Workshop A

Transition from School to Adult Life: Regulations and Best Practices - Freeman

Workshop B

Assistive Technology Supports for Transition - Krass

Workshop C

Choosing the College Entrance Exam – ACT, SAT or None – Morris

Workshop D

Strategies for Success After High School – Aptaker & Friedman

10:00 - 10:30

Networking & Resource Expo

10:30 - 11:45

Session 2

Workshop E

How Do I Know If This Teen Is Ready for College? - Tuckman

Workshop F

True Grit: Building Resiliency in Students with Learning Challenges- Scully

Workshop G

The Value of Coaching for Parents and Students - Goldrich

Workshop H

Successful Transition from High School to College for Students with LD - Presutti & Jewett

11:45 - 1:00

Lunch, Keynote, Networking & Resource Expo

Keynote: Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success - Horne

1:00 - 2:15

Session 3

Workshop I

Transitioning from Teen to Adulthood - Civita

Workshop J

Colleges with Superior Support for Students with Disabilities – Tinkler

Workshop K

Career Internships that Lead to Employment - Soltes

Workshop L

Preparing for Adulthood – Do You Need to Know about DDD Services? - Meltzer

2:15 - 2:45

Networking & Resource Expo

2:45 - 4:00

Session 4

Workshop M

Transition to College and Employment - Executive Functioning Challenges - Feinman

Workshop N

Remember the Soft Skills – the (Not So Easy) Steps to Success - Ofmani

Workshop O

Life After High School - Adults Who Made It – Barnes

Workshop P

Navigating the Gap Year Option - Bull


Certificates for Professional Development for six hours will be available in your last session when you turn in your conference feedback sheet.

**Some sessions meet the required two hours of professional development in the area of dyslexia/reading disabilities. Please consult your school district.

Early Bird Registration: Thanks to the support of our vendors, advertisers, and sponsors, we have been able to extend the Early Bird Registration until May 1st: LDA Members & Students $25, Non-Members $50, Registration & Membership $75.

After May 1st: LDA Members $50, Non-Members $75, Registration & Membership $100, Students $25.

After deadline and in-person registration based on session availability. Please call or email: info@ldanj.org or 732-645-2738