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Substance Use Disorder and ADHD

Online Meeting

EXPERT: Timothy Wilens, M.D. People with ADHD face an elevated risk for substance use disorder (SUD). While stimulants are highly effective for treating ADHD, they are also commonly misused, particularly among college students, raising questions about treatment options for people with a history of substance abuse. This webinar will explain treatment options and interventions for people with ADHD […]


Defending your Child’s Right to Read: Understanding your legal options

Online Meeting

EXPERT: Wade Poziomka, Human Rights Lawyer In 2012 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that " …adequate special education…is not a dispensable luxury. For those with severe learning disabilities, it is the ramp that provides access to the statutory commitment to education made to all children… ".  However, despite this precedent children across Canada continue […]


The ADHD Love Languages

Online Meeting

How to Communicate Better to Solve Relationship Problems EXPERT: Melissa Orlov Repeated misunderstandings and emotional outbursts can negatively affect romantic relationships touched by ADHD—and by the weak communication skills that often accompany it. Consistent, kind communication is the key to solving many relationship problems. And communicating effectively is a skill that can be taught and learned. […]


Adult ADHD Facts from a Medical Professional

Online Meeting

EXPERTS:  Dr. Gurdeep Parhar and Dr. Anita Parhar  Dr. Gurdeep Parhar and Dr. Anita Parhar will discuss the presentation and functional impairments of Adult ADHD and how to manage ADHD through a variety of ways. The Adult ADHD Centre is dedicated to the assessment and management of adults with ADHD.  Over 10,000 adult patients have […]


A Deep Dive into ADHD and Medication

Online Meeting

EXPERT:  Dr. Sterling Sparshu Everyone has questions about ADHD medications: Should I take them? Should my child take them? Will they actually help? and so many more.   In this webinar, Dr. Sparshu will discuss:  The medications used to treat ADHD and the role they play as one part of a bigger management plan.   How doctors choose […]


Why is Reading Comprehension so Difficult?

Online Meeting

Why is Reading Comprehension So Difficult to Comprehend? We look forward to our 11th annual Research to Practice Symposium which will examine the complexity of reading comprehension and provide educators insights for classroom practice. Nancy Hennessy, whose book, The Reading Comprehension Blueprint: Helping Students Make Meaning from Text, provides readers with a deeper understanding of reading comprehension […]


The Reading League Summit 2023

Caeser's Palace 3570 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

English Learners and Emergent Bilingual Students: What Do We Know and What Can We Learn? Join The Reading League for a unique experience as we step into an important space to listen and learn. In national conversations about literacy, it is rare that groups with differing vantage points focus on common goals of listening and alignment. At […]


IDA Ontario Literacy & Learning Conference

In-Person 1133 Kensington Road NW, Calgary, Alberta

The 13th Literacy and Learning Conference  provides a forum for teachers, parents, physicians, psychologists, resource specialists, and speech-language pathologists to connect, communicate and collaborate to improve outcomes for students with dyslexia. The conference will include acclaimed national and international speakers. We’re happy to announce that we have secured Dr. Tracy White-Weeden, President and CEO of […]