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The Summit School Announces Social Thinking Symposium – Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day: The ILAUGH Model

Fri. 09/20/2019

(September 2019, Edgewater, MD) – On Saturday, October 19, 2019, The Summit School will host its fall symposium, Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day: The ILAUGH Model. Nancy Clements, MA, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist and Executive Director of Social Thinking Boston® will introduce an array of concepts and strategies that bolster social learning and help students meet socially based educational standards. Attendees will learn how challenges in social communication, executive functioning, and perspective taking impact written expression.

The information presented during the symposium will focus on students who are missing social cues secondary to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Executive Function Disorder, Anxiety, too much screen time, language learning issues, and more. The Symposium is appropriate for parents, educators, clinicians, speech-language pathologists, administrators, counselors, and psychologists. If you are looking to build social confidence in your child or know a student who blurts out in class, can use assistance to develop conversation language, or struggles with social cues – this is a must attend event. Join us as Nancy Clements provides the strategies to help children with social learning challenges.

The Summit School expects more than 150 attendees at this full-day event. Attendees can earn continuing education credits through American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). Dr. Mele-McCarthy, Executive Director of The Summit School, thanks the many participating Partner Schools that help make the Summit Symposium Series possible.

For more information about the Summit School Symposium Series, to register for the event, or to become a sponsor visit www.thesummitschool.org.

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About The Speaker – Nancy Clements, MA, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist and Executive Director of Social Thinking Boston®, the East Coast sister clinic to Social Thinking Steven Creek and Social Thinking Santa Clara. She brings a highly creative approach to her clinical practice where she maintains a very active and varied caseload ranging from early social learners through adults. Throughout her 30+ year career she has served as a direct service provider and consultant, and has presentenced extensively across the nation and in Canada and is a member of the Social Thinking training and Speakers’ Collaborative.

About The Summit School – The Summit School was founded to serve children, grades 1-8, with dyslexia and other learning differences. The Summit School has an incredible record of helping children become successful learners. The core of Summit’s program incorporates: highly trained teachers, evidence-based instruction, hands-on, multi-sensory learning environments and small class sizes. For more information about The Summit School and Summit Resource Center please visit www.thesummitschool.org.

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