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Conference to help those with learning disabilities prepare for the future

The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) will hold the Life Beyond High School Transition Conference & Expo from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 13 at the NJHA Conference & Event Center, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton.

The conference will offer a variety of workshops for parents, students and professionals related to preparing students with learning disabilities, attention issues and/or related disorders for the transition to life after high school.

Topics will include the difference between high school and college/work, the gap year, coaching, how to find the right college, transition IEPs, learning the soft skills, resilience and more.

The keynote address will be by LeDerick Horne, a poet, advocate, motivational speaker and co-author of “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilites-A Path to Pride and Success.”

There will also be a vendor expo to provide additional information and resources.

Breakfast and lunch are provided.

The cost is $25 for students, $50 for LDA members or $75 for non-members. Walk ins are welcome as space permits.

To register, visit www.ldanj513.eventbrite.com or www.ldanj.org. For more information, call 732-645-2738 or email info@ldanj.org.

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