Smart in Everything But School by Sam Oliphant
Intelligent children can, and often do, have learning challenges. They may have difficulties in reading, math, etc. despite their intelligence. Why and how does this happen? Sam will help you understand the “normal” stages of learning development and the problems that can affect your child’s learning and will give you answers to your question, “How do I teach my ‘out of the ordinary’ child?”
Navigating Your Future Without GPS - Teaching Goal Setting 101 by Sam Oliphant
Goal setting is a powerful tool essential for your child’s progress. Teaching your child how to establish goals will enable him to visualize his future and turn his vision into reality. Learn to teach successful goal setting and blueprints for setting easy-to-achieve goals. Learn how to help your child successfully navigate the future.
Y Iz Reeding and Speleng So Defacult Four My Chyld? by Dr. Sam Oliphant
Understanding the mechanics of reading is the first step in determining why your child has difficulty with reading and spelling and what to do to help. This workshop discusses the fundamentals of reading and what current brain research reveals about the reading process. Compensations and activities will be presented to aid the poor reader and faulty speller.
Advances in Technology For The Struggling Reader by Dr. Sam Oliphant
In our ever-changing world of technology, reading aids are being introduced almost weekly. Many of these aids are giving children and adults, who learn differently, opportunities that never before existed. Determining which technological aids will benefit your poor reader is a daunting task. This workshop provides an overview of these promising technologies and where to obtain such.
What Everyone Should Know About Autism by Dr. Sam Oliphant
Most people will interact with someone who has autism during their lives. Unfortunately, many people have a lot of strange notions of what autism is, as well as what it isn't. This workshop will explain what we now know about autism, the different types of autism (autistic spectrum) and the many characteristics of individuals with autism. More importantly, knowing the basic traits of autism enables people to communicate more effectively with children and adults who are on the autism spectrum.