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Winston Learning Series (WLS)

 

Parents and professionals are invited to these free annual forums that are one facet of the educational outreach of WSSA. The WLS is facilitated by medical specialists, educators, and leading professionals presenting current information on topics related to learning disabilities.

These forums are held annually on our campus at 8565 Ewing Halsell, San Antonio, Texas.

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“Walking in the Shoes of a Child with Learning Disabilities”

Lead by the Trinity University School Psychology Program

 

Saturday, September 28, 2013  9:00 am ~ 12:00 pm

This intense hands-on workshop was created to increase awareness of the difficulties and frustrations students with reading and language disabilities encounter daily.  There is no pre-requisite for this presentation, anyone can attend.   Plese click HERE to download the flyer

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Teaching the Child who Learns Differently” 

Lead by the WSSA Faculty and Staff

 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 ~ 7:00 pm 

There will also be a WSSA Admissions Open House from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm 

WSSA faculty and staff will present an overview of learning disabilities and specific strategies to help students with learning disabilities become more successful in school.  There is no pre-requisite for this presentation, anyone can attend.

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“Life After Winston”

Monitored by Charles J. Karulak, Ed.D., Headmaster, The Winston School San Antonio

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 ~ 7:00 pm

There will also be a WSSA Admissions Open House from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm 

This informative panel of Winston’s former students and alumni will speak about their life experiences throughout college and/or their careers after graduating from WSSA. There is no pre-requisite for this presentation, anyone can attend.

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“Motor Development” 

Robert Strauss, Ph.D. – San Antonio Busy Bodies

 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 ~ 7:00 pm

There will also be a WSSA Admissions Open House from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm 

The developmental level and control with which a child can move his or her body and manipulate objects in their environment with confidence has important implications for the overall development of their learning and performing potential, thus affecting the development of their self-esteem.  More specifically, to assess the child’s gross and fine motor abilities and control, which lay the foundations for skills such as reading, writing and speaking which are all motor-based abilities.

 

Three Objectives:

 

·         Identify factors that contribute to poor handwriting

·         Identify the tools needed to learn to write with control and efficiency, and

·         Assess the child’s motor behavior from fine to gross motor for possible intervention

 

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To attend please RSVP in advance to Julie Holloway, M.Ed. at  holloway@winston-sa.org.

 

 

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