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Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD, students with LDs, and educators.
About the Speaker: Dr. Lisa Linders has been with the District School Board of Niagara for over 20 years and has been their Lead Psychologist since 2009. Dr. Linders began her post-secondary studies at McMaster University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She then went on to pursue two masters degrees, one in Elementary Education from Niagara University and one in Clinical Psychology from Lakehead University. Dr. Linders earned her Ph.D. in School/Applied Child Psychology at McGill University and completed her doctoral internship at the Chedoke Child and Family Centre, part of McMaster Children’s Hospital. She has also taught courses at Brock University in both the Education and Psychology departments. She is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Throughout her training and career, Dr. Linders has worked in hospitals, school boards, universities and private practice settings. She has been passionate about Learning Disabilities her entire life, as her late brother had a Learning Disability. She lives with her husband (who also has a LD), their 15 year-old daughter, as well as their cat and dog. She enjoys golf and got her first hole in one this summer.
The webinar will be followed by a chance to network with other individuals on the call.
This webinar is generously funded by The Humeniuk Foundation.