Mondays with Michael
Mondays with Michael is a weekly chat on Facebook Live about a topic related to special education.
September 12th - Back to School Check-In
September 19th - Special Education Terms
September 26th - What’s in an IEP?
October 3rd - Creating an “Outline for Success”
October 10th - IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
October 17th - Creating Your IEP Binder
October 24th - Is My Child in the Right Placement?
October 31st - Assistive Technology for Students
November 7th - What’s a Transition Plan?
November 14th - Transition Planning for Employment
November 21st - Transition Planning for College
November 28th - Parent and Student Rights in Transition
December 5th - Writing SMART Goals in IEPs
December 12th - Accommodations and Modifications
December 19th - Resources to Help with Homework/Assignments
December 26th - Off (Holiday)
January 2nd - From Early Intervention to Preschool
January 9th - Requesting Evaluations and Re-Evals
January 16th - How Can I Be More Involved with the School?
January 23rd - Behavior and Discipline in Special Education
January 30th - From Referral to IEP: The Timeline for Services
February 6th - Parental Rights (Part One)
February 13th - Parental Rights (Part Two)
February 20th - Parental Rights (Part Three)
February 27th - Mediation and Due Process
March 6th - Occupational Therapy in School
March 13th - Physical Therapy in School
March 20th - Speech Language Pathology in School
March 27th - Counseling in School
April 3rd - Employment Services in School (with Project HIRE)
April 10th - My Child is Falling Behind Socially
April 17th - Extended School Year (ESY)
April 24th - Out of District Placement Pros and Cons
May 1st - College Programs in New Jersey
May 8th - Creating a Summer Plan
May 15th - 2023 Camp Guide from The Family Institute
May 22nd - Self-Advocacy for Students (with The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project)
May 29th - MAPS Club (with Planning for Adult Life)
June 5th - Fact Sheets and Go-Bags for Parents (with The Family Institute)
June 12th - My Child Starts Kindergarten Next Year
June 19th - Applying for DDD
There's no need to register. Tune in every Monday at 10am
Special Education Webinar Series
Supporting Students with ADHD
Throughout the workshop, it will be highlighted how ADHD and Executive Function challenges impact learning and behavior. A basic understanding of Executive Functions will be presented and tips, tools, and strategies to support our students in and out of the classroom will be shared. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of the impact of communication, connection, and empathy as the foundational work.
Andrea Elrom is an ADHD and Executive Function coach with more than 19 years working with children and parents. In her New York and New Jersey-based practices (which includes workshops, individual and group sessions), Andrea emphasizes the use of empathy and understanding to help parents develop effective strategies for addressing their children's challenging behaviors. She also works with independent schools, using a strengths-based approach to help students develop their executive function skills. In her Calm and Connected@ workshop series. Andrea earned her Master's degree in Education from NYU and received her ADHD coach training through the ADD Coach Academy. She is the co-founder of CreADDive Solutions, often presents at the Hallowell Center NYC, and facilitates ADDA and CHADD parent support groups.
Stay tuned for more webinars!