ADHD Support Services (6 items)
LDA Minnesota provides resources specializing in Learning Disabilities (LD) and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for individuals of all ages. Our services are tailored to meet individual needs from diverse backgrounds. They are services designed for you and for your child, as well as for professionals serving individuals with learning challenges.
March 22, 2016
Are you a high school student (or the parent of one) considering applying to college after graduation? This session will address ten key things for students and parents to know before you begin your search, applications, and selection. Topics will include: the biggest differences between high school IEPs and 504 PLANS and college accommodations, necessary documentation, levels of accommodation, finding colleges, campus visits, where and how to discuss your challenges in applications and essays, and how best to prepare.
Feb. 23, 2016
Imagery is a primary factor in cognition, word reading, and language comprehension. There are two types of imagery--symbol and concept--intrinsic to word-reading and reading comprehension. Neurological and behavioral research validates the imagery-language connection resulting in changes in word reading, comprehension, and specific areas of brain function, in students with dyslexia or autism spectrum disorders.
April 6, 2016
Executive functions are a variety of "higher-order" mental processes and behaviors. It uses the parts of the brain to enable an individual to regulate themselves and problem solve. It is what helps us be flexible or inflexible, monitor our emotions in the moment or feel out of control, etc. It is the part of the brain that helps us organize our thoughts and to keep and sustain our attention. Many individuals with ADHD or LD struggle in the area of executive functioning. Come learn more about this topic as well as suggested strategies and interventions for the different executive functioning areas. The focus is on students K-12.
Feb. 10, 2016
Come learn about ADHD medications and comorbid disorders in adults from a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist.
Dec. 9, 2015
Are you a student who panics at the thought of preparing for a test or planning for a long-term project? Are you a parent who hates to see your child struggle with staying focused or organized in school? If so, this workshop is for you. The workshop will help students and parents develop the skills necessary to be successful in school. Strategies will include those to strengthen memory, regulate emotions, maintain attention, start tasks, get organized and time management. Students and parents are encouraged to attend together.
After getting an assessment, what if I need more help? I've had all the testing done through the school, but how do I make sense of it? You may want to in schedule a professional consultation with LDA Minnesota’s qualified, knowledgeable specialists. LDA Minnesota can offer suggestions, action steps, and support for the following areas:
|Thu Dec 03 @10:00AM|
ADHD Adult Support Group - Mindfulness
|Thu Dec 03 @ 7:00PM|
ADHD Adult Support Group - Mindfulness
|Wed Dec 09 @ 6:30PM|
Workshop: Homework Hassles
|Thu Dec 10 @10:00AM|
ADHD Adult Support Group - Imperfection
LDA Recognizes Three Community Partners at Fall Benefit
LDA Minnesota recognized three community partners at our 2015 Fall…
Workshop: Top Ten Tips - The College Search & Selection Process for Students Who Struggle
March 22, 2016 Are you a high school student (or…
Workshop: Research Validates Imagery-Language Connection to Dyslexia and Autism
Feb. 23, 2016 Imagery is a primary factor in cognition,…
Executive Function Skills Workshop
April 6, 2016 Executive functions are a variety of "higher-order"…
Workshop: ADHD Medications and Comorbid Disorders in Adults
Feb. 10, 2016 Come learn about ADHD medications and comorbid…