Conference Agenda
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Registration, Welcome Coffee
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Supporting Specific Learning Disabilities at University in the UK

• 50 years of the Disability Student allowance, funding specific learning disabilities support across the United Kingdom in Higher Education
• Supporting the spectrum of specific learning disabilities in Higher Education. Creating an inclusive learning experience for the student and for faculty members
• Does technology empower the student to reach their full potential in education. Each student different journey
• How to embrace the transition from education to employment

Steven O Brien

CEO Dyslexia Foundation, Liverpool, United Kingdom

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break:  Networking
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Twice Exceptional Child. (Gifted and Learning Disabled)

• Who is the twice exceptional child?
• Nurturing strengths and supporting weaknesses
• Academics strategies and learning patterns for the twice labelled
• Low esteem indicators
• Social and emotional needs of twice exceptional children.
• Classroom strategies for success
• Power of positivity

Dr. Usha Pandit

CEO, Mindsprings Enrichment Centre. India

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Motivation for Learning: Practical tips for educators 
• What is Motivation
• Types of Motivation
• Motivation & Gender; IQ and Achievement
• Practical tips to increase students’ motivation for learning

Dr. Gad Elbeheri

Managing Director – Global Educational Consultants

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Networking
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Children at risk and the Magic of Thinking and Enquiry

Two case studies by Mindsprings

• Enrichment for our timeless children with cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital
• Jump starting momentum in learning for the disadvantaged boys at the Hirji hostel using pattern learning
• Learnings and reflections  from successful case studies
• Practical classroom strategies for classrooms to use with LD and slow learners


Dr. Usha Pandit

CEO, Mindsprings Enrichment Centre. India

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Conclusion:  Distribution of Certificates

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