Rose State College Offers Free Learning Disability Workshop

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Rose State College is offering a free workshop for teachers and education majors on Friday, March 9, 2012, at the Tom Steed Community Learning Center on campus in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Thanks to a grant through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Rose State is offering a free workshop for teachers and education majors on Friday, March 9, at the Tom Steed Community Learning Center on campus in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Titled: “People First; Classroom teacher and students with learning disabilities meet Success!” the workshop runs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The goals of the workshop are to provide teachers and future teachers with a better understanding of Learning Disabilities, and present practical tools, strategies and techniques to build confidence when working with children who have learning disabilities.

Presenter Linda Modenbach, M.T. A., of the University of Tulsa will outline for teachers:

  • A clear understanding of what Learning Disabilities are and are not (including diagnostic process, RtI, and categorical eligibility).
  • A clear understanding of Attention Deficit Disorder.
  • How Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Disorder affects the child in the classroom, home, and with peers.
  • Common accommodations, including ones for individuals and groups.
  • Practical tools, strategies, and techniques to work with children with these disabilities and any child who is struggling to learn.
  • The power to feel more confident in working with children who have a learning disability or learning challenges.

To enroll, go to http://www.rose.edu/success. An enrollment form may be completed online. For more information contact Joanne Stafford, director, special services and student outreach at Rose State College, (405) 733-7373.

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