Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with AD/HD: A Seminar and Workshop
Posted by: | on January 16, 2012
The ADHD Society of the Philippines invites interested parties to a seminar/workshop on “Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with ADHD”. This seminar on ADHD will be held on the 20th of January 2012 (Friday), 1pm to 5pm , at the Walter Hogan Hall, SDC Complex, Ateneo Campus, Quezon CityGoal of the seminar:
The seminar/workshop “Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with AD/HD” is for parents and teachers in general education classrooms, who would like to equip themselves with information to help the child or student who has trouble learning and using certain skills (e.g., reading, writing, listening, speaking, reasoning and doing math) despite having average or above-average intelligence.
To be addressed during the seminar is an overview of ADHD condition, such as:
a. specific learning disabilities (SLD);
b. the characteristics of students with SLD;
c. effective teaching strategies to address this problem;
d. promoting positive social interactions in an Inclusive setting
The resource speaker for the seminar/workshop “Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with AD/HD” is Dr. Rosario Margarita (Rose) A. Aligada, (Ph.D. College of Education, Miriam College).
Dr. Rose Aligada is a co-founder of the AD/HD Society of the Philippines, and is a member of its Board of Advisers. She is the Chairperson of the Special Education Department of the College of Education of Miriam College. She is also a member of the Board of Directors and family therapist of Recovery Circle, a Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation facility. Dr. Aligada is a Professional Teacher, a registered Nutritionist-Dietitian, a Family Mininstries’ worker, and a Life and Success Coach.
Dr. Rose Aligada graduated with a Ph.D. in Education major in Reading, from the University of the Philippines, where she also took her Master’s degree in Special Education, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Community Nutrition. Dr. Aligada has given numerous talks on education as well as parenting. She is a staunch advocate for children, and the disabled.
Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with AD/HD REGISTRATION FEE:
PRE-REGISTRATION: on or before Jan. 19,2012:
AD/HD Society of the Philippines MEMBER: P450.00
AD/HD Society of the Philippines MEMBER: 550.00
Confirmation of Slots for Understanding and Managing Learning Disabilities of Children with ADHD Seminar/Workshop.
1. Pre-registered participant may pay to the account below on or before January 19, 2012.
AD/HD Society of the Philippines
Banco de Oro,
S/A Account No. 2070024330
2. Please fax deposit slip with the names of the participants at TF 927-3463.
3. Bring the original deposit slip on the day of the seminar for issuance of receipt.
4. No refund will be given to pre-registered participants who did not show up during the seminar. On-site participants will be entertained depending on availability of slots.
5. For other inquiries, please call ADHD Society of the Philippines contact numbers: 426-8568/927-3463 or text 0918-9079159.
Note: Special Education Philippines does not earn anything from promoting this seminar/workshop. The purpose of this post is part of the information drive in promoting awareness in special education here in the Philippines.