A DAY WITH RICK LAVOIE

Experience Two Interdependent Seminars
Saturday, June 1st, 2019

   

  • #1 Behavioral Strategies that Don’t Work with Struggling Kids…and Some that Do
  • #2 Understanding the Social Side of Learning Disorders: From Isolation to Acceptance

Suitability: This talk is relevant to: Parents (with children/adolescents with LD and ADHD), Special Educators, Teachers, School Support Staff, Psychologists, Behaviour Consultants, Social Workers & Professionals.

For more information (514) 487-3533 or (514) 482-7196

Saturday, June 1, 2019
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Ruby Foo’s Hotel, 7655 Decarie Blvd.
Free Parking

Admission Fee Individual $75 Parent Couple $130
Discount Code Current MCLD Members:      Individual $55 Parent Couple $100
Students: Must Present ID $30  

Rick Lavoie served as an administrator of residential programs for children with special needs for 30 years, and has the distinction of having delivered Keynote Addresses for all three of the major special needs advocacy organizations in the United States (Learning Disabilities Association, Council for Exceptional Children, Children with Attention Deficit Disorder). He has served as a consultant on Learning Disabilities to PBS, New York Times, National Center for Learning Disabilities, USA Today, plus made national television appearances on The TODAY Show, CBS Morning Show, Good Morning America and ABC Evening News. Rick has delivered his message to over 500,000 parents and professionals throughout North America, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

Most parents and professionals know Rick through his videos “How Difficult Can This Be? The F.A.T. City Workshop”, “Last One Picked, First One Picked On: The Social Implications of Learning Disabilities”, “When the Chips are Down: Learning Disabilities and Discipline”, “It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend” and “The Motivation Breakthrough”. These award-winning films have brought Rick’s sensitive and compelling message throughout the world and are among the most widely distributed films in the educational media.

Seminar Summary: Explore field-tested techniques which enable the child to monitor and control his behavior and enhance his self-esteem, the value of positive feedback and the futility of punishment, twelve specific behavior management techniques that can be used at home and in the classroom (Broken Record, minor choice, collective rewards, Poker Chip theory, etc.) Discover the concept of Social Contracts, the Social Autopsy technique, the impact of Hidden Curriculum upon the child’s social acceptance and success and more!

Take advantage of our various school exhibitors who are ready to provide you with information and guidance.

  • Centennial Academy
  • Kells Academy
  • Summit School
  • Vanguard School

 

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