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Community Outreach

Everyone­ who is touched by, works with,­or is ­interested in ­learning disabilities is invited to our Community Outreach Programs!­ 

We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

Community Workshops and 7th Annual Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture

 

October 2017 - May 2018

*All Community Workshops are Free of Charge and Reservations are Not Needed
 

 

What Documentation Do I Need to Keep?  Starting and Maintaining a Notebook!

Monday,­ October 2nd  6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College, West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

 

7th Annual WTAMU Helen Piehl Lecture

Transforming the Family Tree through Literacy

Tracy Weeden, Ed.D.

President & CEO of Neuhaus Education Center

Friday, October 20 - 1-4PM

OR

Saturday, October 21 -  9AM-Noon

West Texas A&M University - Jack B. Kelley Student Center - Legacy Hall

* Dr. Weeden will present similar information at both Lectures
 

To Register please click the following link:

http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/learning-disabilities-lecture-series.aspx

 

 

Planning Ahead for the STAAR Test - Appropriate Accommodations

Monday,­­ November ­6th ­­ ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

What Does It Feel Like to Live with Dyslexia & ADHD?  A Simulation

Monday,­ ­December­ 4th­­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

What Should I Expect at My 504 or ARD Meeting and What Are Measureable Goals?   A Mock Experience

Monday,­­ February ­5th  ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

Auditory Processing -  What Is It & How Can I Help My Child?

Monday,­­ March 5th ­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

Executive Functions and Working Memory-  Why Are These Important?

Monday­ ,­April­­ 2nd ­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 

Celebrating Success- Living Successfully with Learning Differences

Monday,­­ May­ ­7th  ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

 

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
Monthly “Be Your Own Champion” sessions will provide school age children of parents attending the Community Workshops, with experiences addressing understanding their abilities and disability; standing up for themselves; and using their individual strengths and interests at school, home, and in the community.

 


C. J. Davidson Memorial Lecture Series:
Advances in Literacy

 

Dr. Ari Tuckman

 

February 13,2018    8:30am-4pm
Scottish Rite Learning Center of West Texas in Lubbock, TX
For more details please call:  Scottish Rite Learning Center of West Texas - 806.765.9150

 


Summer Training Opportunities
 

For Summer 2018-  Please check back in February 2018


2017

Academic  Language Therapy Training - Introductory Course

July 10-21, 2017   M-F ,  8am-5pm
WTAMU Amarillo Center  -  600 S. Tyler, 11th Floor

2017 Academic Language Therapy Brochure

2017 ALT Training Detailed Information

2017 ALT Training - Cost

2017 ALT Training - Application

2017 ALT Training - Scholarship


*  All Applications are due March 1, 2017

 


 

Academic  Language Therapy Training - Advanced Course

 

July 31- August 4, 2017   M-F ,  8am-5pm
WTAMU Amarillo Center  -  600 S. Tyler, 11th Floor

 


Past Events in 2016 - 2017:

 

Self- Advocacy and Planning for Your Future

Monday,­ October 3rd  6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College, West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

 

6th Annual WTAMU Helen Piehl Lecture

Executive Functions:  What are They, Why are They Important and How Can I Help?

Cheryl Chase, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Friday, October 14 - 1-4PM

OR

Saturday, October 15 -  9AM-Noon

* Dr. Chase will present similar information at both Lectures


West Texas A&M University - Legacy Hall

 

Post Diagnosis- What Do I Do Next?

Monday,­­ November ­7th ­­ ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

 

ARD Meetings:  How Do I Plan for My First One?

Monday,­ ­December­ 5th­­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

What Does It Feel Like to Live with Dyslexia?  Dyslexia Simulation

Monday,­­ February ­6th  ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies

 

Stress and Anxiety:  Strategies and Coping Skills

Monday,­­ March 6th ­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

Strengths - Based Learning and Cognitive Abilities

Monday­ ,­April­­ 3rd ­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

Celebrating Success- Living Successfully with Learning Differences

Monday,­­ May­ ­1st ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

 


 

Past Events in 2015- 2016:

Interpretation of Evaluation Results:­ What Does it Mean?

Monday,­ October 5th­­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College, West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

 

5th Annual WTAMU Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture Series Conference

Success with ADHD:­ From Home to School and Back!­

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA

Saturday, October 10th­­ 9:00am – 3:00pm
West Texas A&M University - Legacy Hall
*Free Admission for non-CPE credit

*$5.00 fee for individuals seeking CPE credit ­

Register online at: wtamu.edu/learningdisabilities, Select the Lecture Tab

 

 

My Child Needs Accommodations:­ What Do I Ask For?

Monday,­­ November ­2nd ­­ ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

 

ADHD:­ What is it?­ A Medical Point of View

Monday,­ ­December­ 7th­­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

The STAAR Test and Accommodations for Dyslexia and ADHD

Monday,­­ February ­1st­­ ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th Avenue, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 


­

ADHD:­ Strategies for Success

Monday,­­ March 7th­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

The Law:­ Parental Rights

Monday­ ,­April­­ 4th ­­ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.

 

Celebrating Success- Individuals Living with Dyslexia

Monday,­­ May­ ­2nd­­ ­6:00pm – 7:00pm
Amarillo College West Campus
6222 SW 9th, Building B, Room 102

*Free Admission

*Student Workshops:
We provide Student Success Skills to school-aged children of parents attending the workshop. Success skills provided address social skills, homework skills and learning strategies.­­

 

­Questions?
­
Please Contact us at:
tjackson@wtamu.edu or 806.651.8240