Workshops

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.

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Just Announced! The Miriam Empowers Through Education Workshops for 2017-18 will be held on these dates:

Tech Tools for Literacy and Writing – Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:30 – 8 pm
Mary Bless & Becky Taylor
Students in today’s classrooms are digital natives in a digital world and literacy skills are the building blocks of a student’s educational foundation.  As educators and parents, how can we utilize technology to build reading and writing skills in meaningful ways and not just use the latest and coolest tech fad?  Come hear from Miriam School’s Director of Media Services and Rossman School’s Technology Coordinator about the essential tools and tips in using technology to build literacy skills.  REGISTER

Mindfulness & Self-Regulation – Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:30 – 8 pm
Jeanne Kloeckner OTD, OTR/L  |  Website

In this participatory and hands-on experiential presentation for educators and parents we will explore how mindfulness relates to self-regulation.  Written instructions and practice with a variety of strategies and techniques to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life, your classroom, and your family life, to promote greater calm and strengthen focus will be provided.  REGISTER

 

Feburary 16, 2018

March 2018

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