Seminar on learning disabilities is June 10

CLEMSON – The Learning Disabilities Association and Clemson University Disability Services are holding a seminar on June 10 for parents who need help knowing what their child needs should learning disabilities crop up in school

The parenting seminar will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Clemson’s Academic Success Center. Those who attend will:

• Learn how to talk about your child’s needs

• Learn how to understand how your child operates

• Learn his strengths and gifts

• Learn how to explain her weaknesses

• Learn what accommodations will help your child.

Exploring Islands of Competency, operational strengths, Executive Functioning issues, strategies will be discussed that fit individual learning styles.

Presenter Dr. Joan K. Teach, has more than 50 years of experience working with students who have learning disabilities and was the director of a private alternative school for 27 years in Atlanta, Ga. She specializes in alternative learning strategies, matching the child’s functioning style and need.

Registration is $50 for non-LDA members and $40 for LDA members.

Send an email to info@LDASC.org or mail a check to LDASC, PO Box 365, Irmo, SC 29063. Space is limited. Contact Teach at joankteach@bellsouth.net for more in-depth information.