Upcoming Speakers

Arden Bordes

Arden Bordes

Southeastern Louisiana University

Speaking On: Do This! Don't Do That! What to do for School-aged Children with ASD to Support In-Classroom Learning

Ashley Meaux

Ashley Meaux

Southeastern Louisiana University

Speaking On: Do This! Don't Do That! What to do for School-aged Children with ASD to Support In-Classroom Learning

Belynda Gauthier

Belynda Gauthier

President-Elect of CHADD, the National Resource on ADHD

Speaking On: Hacking ADHD: Finding Strategies and Techniques that help manage life with ADHD

Bethany Robicheaux

Bethany Robicheaux

Director of Special Education for the Diocese of Baton Rouge

Speaking On: Building a Community of Care

Brandy Klingman

Brandy Klingman

LCSW, CEO and Psychotherapist, Legacy Behavioral Health, LLC, Lifeworks Psychiatry and Wellness, LL

Speaking On: Creating Competence with Social and Emotional Intelligence for LD Students

Brittany Aucoin

Brittany Aucoin

McMains Children's Developmental Center

Speaking On: Handwriting Strategies for Reluctant Writers

Darlyne G. Nemeth

Darlyne G. Nemeth

Ph.D., M.P., M.P.A.P. From the Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana, LLC (NCLA)

Speaking On: Improving Thinking and Working Memory Skills at Home and At School; I Don't Like the Way There Medications Make Me Feel

David Strauss

David Strauss

Ed.D from International Connections Academy

Speaking On: School at Home - Panel Discussion

Dayle Malen

Dayle Malen

LCSW-BACS, CCTP, EFTMP, M.Ed. from Dayle Malen and Co., LLC

Speaking On: How to be Angry Better

Debbie Gauthreaux

Debbie Gauthreaux

McMains Children's Developmental Center

Speaking On: Handwriting Strategies for Reluctant Writers

Fernando Pastrana

Fernando Pastrana

Ph.D. from the Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana, LLC (NCLA)

Speaking On: I Don't Like the Way These Medications Make Me Feel

Georgann Mire

Georgann Mire

Founder of the CW Austin Learning Disabilities Conference, President of Greater Baton Rouge Learning Disabilities Coalition, Baton Rouge Community College Office of Disability Services, Board Member of the Louisiana Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

Speaking On: Experience the Frustration of Leanring Disabilities

Jane St. Pierre

Jane St. Pierre

International Connections Academy

Speaking On: School at Home - Panel Discussion

Kara Shupe

Kara Shupe

Educational Support Specialist and Advocate from Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge

Speaking On: School at Home - Panel Discussion; IDEA VS Section 504: Which does my child need and how are they different?

Kristin Eldridge

Kristin Eldridge

McMains Children's Developmental Center

Speaking On: Handwriting Strategies for Reluctant Writers

Lisa Hibner

Lisa Hibner

President of Louisiana Career Development Association and Director of the Baton Rouge Community College Career Center

Speaking On: Career Development for Youth with Learning Differences

Margarent Law

Margaret Law

CALT

Speaking On: Teaching Dyslexic Children Reading and Math: An Evidenced Based Model

Mary Ann Talley

Mary Ann Talley

Southeastern Louisiana University

Speaking On: Do This! Don't Do That! What to do for School-aged Children with ASD to Support In-Classroom Learning

Mary Feduccia
Mary Feduccia

Ph.D., LPC, career counselor at CareerWorks 360

Speaking On: Career Development for Youth with Learning Differences

Miles Baquet

Miles Baquet

Louisiana Key Academy

Speaking On: Teaching Dyslexic Children Reading and Math: An Evidenced Based Model

Patricia A. McElroy

Patricia A. McElroy

Ed.S., NCED from the Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana, LLC

Speaking On: Improving Thinking and Working Memory Skills at Home and At School

Stacy Levy

Stacy Levy

M.S., CCC-SLP from Dynamic Therapy Specialists

Speaking On: How to meet learning and therapy goals while NOT sitting at a table; a practical and fun approach to making therapy engaging while using evidence based programs

Theresa Hastings

Theresa Hastings

BS, CALT from the Brighton School

Speaking On: What every parent should know about their dyslexic child

Vicky Poston Roy

Vicky Poston Roy

PhD, CCC-SLP from Dynamic Therapy Specialists

Speaking On: Thinking beyond traditional approaches to improving focus and attention, learning and behavioral challenges

Wendy Devall

Wendy Devall

LPC, Director of Advising, Counseling and Disability Services at Baton Rouge Community College

Speaking On: Coaching Students with Learning Disabilities

Past Speakers

Alfred Tuminello

Alfred Tuminello

MA, BCBA, LBA of the Emerge Center

Speaking On: Fact and Fantasy of both Patient and Parent: A Look at the Realities, Myths, and Evidence of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ashley Bourque Meaux

Ashley Bourque Meaux

PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor at Southeastern Louisiana University in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, research focusing on language and literacy development in young children

Speaking On: Perspectives: Exploring influences of language on behavior, ADHD, and ASD

Belynda Gauthier

Belynda Gauthier

Founding Coordinator of Louisiana Capital Area CHADD, (Children and Adults with ADD/ADHD) author of a Parent/Teacher Handbook on ADHD and related disorders, legislative lobbyist for ADHD issues, CHADD National Board Member, Board Member of Families Helping Families and a founding Board Member of the GBRLDC, Member of the DHH task force on ADHD

Speaking On: Surviving in the Workplace with LD and ADHD

Bethany Robicheaux

Bethany Robicheaux

Director of Special Education for the Diocese of Baton Rouge

Speaking On: Building a Community of Care

Brandy Klingman

Brandy Klingman

LCSW, CEO and Psychotherapist, Legacy Behavioral Health, LLC

Speaking On: Authority: Teaching LD Kids How to Handle Authority Figures and First Responders

Brenda L. Dawson

Brenda L. Dawson

Ph.D. (private practice)

Speaking On: BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: Tips for Effective Parent-Teacher-Parent Communication

Darlyne Nemeth

Darlyne Nemeth

PhD, MP, MPAP

Speaking On: Evidence-based interventions for children with learning disabilities: medication, social anxiety, and homework

Fernando Pastrana

Fernando Pastrana

PhD, The Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana

Speaking On: Evidence-based interventions for children with learning disabilities: medication, social anxiety, and homework

Georgann Mire

Georgann Mire

Founder, CW Austin Learning Disabilities Conference, Co-Founder and VP, Greater Baton Rouge Learning Disabilities Coalition, Educational Consultant in Private practice, Accommodations Specialist, Baton Rouge Community College Office of Disability Services, Board Member, Louisiana Branch of International Dyslexia Association

Speaking On: Experience the Frustration of Learning Disabilities

Jane St. Pierre

Jane St. Pierre

BS, Certified Teacher (1-8), Certified Kindergarten Teacher, Certified Reading Recovery Teacher, Mother of an LD Student for 18 years

Speaking On: Educating Your LD Child at Home: the "Road Less Traveled" Could Perhaps "Makes All the Difference

Jason Talbot

Jason Talbot

PhD with the Dyslexia Center at Nicholls State University

Speaking On: TBA

Jennifer Volz

Jenner Volz

PhD, BCBA-D, NCSP. The Neuropsychology Center of louisiana.

Speaking On: Evidence-based interventions for children with learning disabilities: medication, social anxiety, and homework

Kara Shupe

Kara Shupe

Educational Support Specialist and Advocate from Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge

Speaking On: School at Home - Panel Discussion; IDEA VS Section 504: Which does my child need and how are they different?

Kayla Reggio

Kayla Reggio

LA Key Academy, certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor in the field of dyslexia with a Master’s Degree in Language Therapy and her Graduate Certificate in the Learning Therapy Therapist

Speaking On: Dyslexia: The Scientific Evidence Alive in the Classroom

Lisa Hibner

Lisa Hibner

President of Louisiana Career Development Association and Director of the Baton Rouge Community College Career Center

Speaking On: Career Development for Youth with Learning Differences

Rachel Hotard

Rachel Hotard

Advanced Eye Center

Speaking On: A New Angle on ARithmetic: The role of the visual system in math perception and processing

Randall Lemoine

Randall Lemoine

PhD, Psychologist in Private Practice.

Speaking On: Positive Discipline for Parents and Teachers

Sheran Benton

Sheran Benton

M.A., CCC-SLP of ABC Communications

Speaking On: TBA

Stacy Levy

Stacy Levy

M.S., CCC-SLP from Dynamic Therapy Specialists

Speaking On: How to meet learning and therapy goals while NOT sitting at a table; a practical and fun approach to making therapy engaging while using evidence based programs

Susan Ducote

Susan Ducote

PT, PCS, Terri Wilton, LOTR and founders and owners of Neurotherapy Specialists

Speaking On: Practical Strategies to Implement for Improved Visual and Vestibular Function

Tabitha Goings

Tabitha Goings

COVT

Speaking On: A New Angle on Arithmetic: The role of the visual system in math perception and processing

Terri Wilton

Terri Wilton

LOTR and founders and owners of Neurotherapy Specialists

Speaking On: Practical Strategies to Implement for Improved Visual and Vestibular Function

Vicky Poston Roy

Vicky Poston Roy

PhD, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Developmental Learning Specialist, and Co-Owner, Dynamic Therapy Specialists; Assistant Professor, University of New Orleans, Consultant to the LA Dept. of Education and several school districts across Louisiana

Speaking On: Body Organization Matters! Considering alternatives to traditional therapy and medications for learning challenges

William B. Daigle

William B. Daigle

Ph.D. (private practice)

Speaking On: BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: Tips for Effective Parent-Teacher-Parent Communication

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