An educator's resource that includes general information regarding various types of LD, and classroom-specific strategies to help teach students with exceptional learning needs.
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
LDAC is a national organization that works with and supports the provincial and territorial associations as the national voice for persons with learning disabilities and those who support them.
Resources based on cognitive research have been created and compiled by cognitive psychologists who specialize in the "science of learning." The 'For Researchers' blog summarizes recent literature on learning and cognition, and videos and downloadable resources focusing on effective learning strategies are accessible.
Workshop Objective: The workshop will explore the links between children’s early attachment experiences, emotional development and social/academic success in school. The Circle of Security model will be used as a ‘map’ to understand behaviour and respond to each child’s emotional … Continue reading →
October 22nd and 23rd from 9am-4:30pm We know from educational research that lasting learning and change are more likely to result from active experience and doing than from talking alone. If we apply this idea to psychotherapy, we need to … Continue reading →
Dr. Jon Hunter is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, where he heads the Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Topics include: “Attachment & its Core Role in Psychiatry”; “Attachment in the Psychotherapeutic Process”, “Interactive Case Vignette” Workshop, … Continue reading →
Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism is an annual gathering intended to bring together a range of people committed to enhancing quality of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and autism. For more information click here.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe and define mindfulness in a broader way for the client Summarize the basics lessons of Interpersonal Neurobiology and how mindfulness can rewire the brain Explain the effects of stress and cortisol, and how diaphragmatic breathing turns on … Continue reading →