Seminar on Academic Coaching

The AD/HD Society of the Philippines is inviting everyone to a seminar on Academic Coaching.

When & Where
25 July 2009, Saturday
1:00 – 5:00 pm (Registration is from 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
Benitez Theater, College of Education,
University of the Philippines, Diliman,
Quezon City, Philippines

Seminar Description
Resource Speaker — Rosario Margarita A. Aligada, PhD

This seminar aims to help adults who are involved in a child’s learning, 1) to gain a realistic insight into learning disorders (i.e., a wide range of learning difficulties that may or may not result in discrepancies between a child’s intelligence and achievement tests), and 2) To encourage these adults to make a much-needed paradigm shift from being a teacher or parent to being an academic learning coach. The ultimate goal of the seminar is to provide adults with information that will allow them to empower students with learning disorders to see themselves as resilient beings who have personal strengths and weaknesses.

Contents of the seminar include a glimpse into different learning functions (e.g., attention, memory, language, visual-spatial abilities, sequencing), how these functions work together and how these affect a child’s performance in school. Strategies to help the child address learning difficulties will be presented as well.

For more information on this event, contact the AD/HD Society of the Philippines via:
Telephone No: (02) 426 8568
Mobile Phone No: (0918) 9079159
Email address: info@adhdsociety.org

Source: AD/HD Society of the Philippines

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