Events

Check out our events page to see what EmpowerLD is up to!

Click the Contact Us link to connect to upcoming events or learn more about partnering with us!

 
 
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chicago literacy alliance confab networking event May 15 at 9:00 AM

Join us at the Literacenter as we introduce ourselves to the Chicago Literacy Alliance (CLA) community! We’ll share our vision and mission and network with other CLA members. We’re excited to join the CLA!

 
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Free professional development at the chicago literacy alliance May 16, 2018 1:00 PM

Join us for free Professional Development at the Chicago Literacy Alliance!

Empower LD is offering a FREE professional development session about learning disabilities and several related topics. We are a group of individuals who have 50+ years of collective experience in the field of learning disabilities. Over our years of experience in the field we saw, and still see, an enormous need for understanding and properly addressing the needs of people with learning challenges by providing free professional development to organizations and schools who support individuals with learning differences. Please come join us to find out more about learning disabilities and how we might support your organization in the future!

This session will focus on:

  • A broad overview of the identification, characteristics of, and instructional strategies for remediation of Learning Disabilities

  • Tips and strategies for understanding and advocating for individuals and students with learning differences

  • Social and emotional learning topics through the lens of learning differences

  • Time for an interactive Q&A

Wednesday, May 16

12:30-1:30

Lunch will be provided!

 
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Parent workshop at Chicago Hopes for kids july 11, 2018 11:00 AM

We know that the IEP process can be complicated and intimidating for parents. We’ll be at Chicago HOPES for kids for a parent workshop to support parents in understanding learning disabilities and the IEP process.