Miriam: the Learning Disability Experts provides free training to professionals and parents each year. The Miriam Empowers Through Education series brings local and national experts to St. Louis so that people who touch the lives of children with learning challenges can better understand their needs. Free seminars are held periodically during each school year. Training generally runs from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm and is located at Miriam School, 501 Bacon Avenue in Webster Groves, Missouri 63119. One daytime session is held annually on the Friday before President’s Day each year and is primarily geared toward educators and school staff.
Thursday, March 15 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors
Peppy Howard-Willms, M.Ed., BCBA
Behavior Supports Supervisor, Miriam Learning Center
Every classroom has them – disruptive and distracting students who interrupt their own and others’ learning with impulsivity, attention-seeking comments or ongoing teacher power struggles. Come and hear about the brain science behind self-regulation and what motivates the behavior of these students. Walk away with practical strategies to help reach and teach these students with positive messages and a supportive classroom environment.