LDAMC On-Line Resources
ALL IN-PERSON EVENTS CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 Pandemic    Updated October 1, 2020
Current Events (Most conducted via Zoom - Click the link for details)
Company Event Name Details More Information
PACER   PACER Disabilities Workshops   Partial list of some on-line workshops topics:
* Supporting the Mental Health of Children during Unsure Times
* Supplemental Security Income (SSI): First Steps  
https://www.pacer.org/workshops/workshopNewsletter.asp  
LDA Maryland   Self-Advocacy and How to Do it!   It's never too early to talk about self-advocacy and how to speak up when you need help, resources, or access to your accommodations.
Join Sarah Robison, M.Ed. and a student panel to learn strategies that work and what advice current college students with disabilities wish they could have shared with themselves as middle schoolers. 
https://ldamd.org/event/self-advocacy-and-how-to-do-it/  
Understood   Math Trouble: Conversation Starters to Use With Your Childs Teachers   If your child is struggling with math, talking about it is a good step toward getting answers.   https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/partnering-with-childs-school/working-with-childs-teacher/math-trouble-conversation-starters-to-use-with-your-childs-teacher  
Understood   Fourth-Grade Math: Why It is Hard for Kids   If your child is struggling with math in fourth grade, you're not alone.  https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/math-issues/fourth-grade-math-why-its-hard-for-kids?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter-en&utm_campaign=evergreen-oct20-fm&utm_content=send  
Understood   Math Anxiety vs. Dyscalculia in Kids: Comparing the Signs   Dyscalculia is a learning difference that causes trouble with math.   https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/dyscalculia/math-anxiety-vs-dyscalculia-comparing-the-signs?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter-en&utm_campaign=evergreen-oct20-fm&utm_content=send  
Understood   A Day in the Life of a Teen With Dyscalculia   Challenges related to dyscalculia: Keeping track of time, estimating, Telling time, self-esteem, Basic math facts, working with money  https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/dyscalculia/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-teenager-with-dyscalculia?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter-en&utm_campaign=evergreen-oct20-fm&utm_content=send  
Understood   Visual-Spatial Processing: What You Need to Know   You may never have heard of “visual-spatial processing B we definitely used it. It helps you do things like find your way home from a new neighborhood or merge in traffic  https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/visual-processing-issues/visual-spatial-processing-what-you-need-to-know?_ul=1*1ugs4bg*domain_userid*YW1wLTg3Ulp4MmdlRnVCS1hra3gzRVlncUE