Title: New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: .. Jump to Content.. Home.. About Us.. Board of Directors.. Deborah Russo Jameson, Ph.. D.. Jennifer D.. Spara, M.. Ed.. Melissa Wolfe.. Patricia (Trish) Stansfield, M.. Lauren Pruneau.. Healthy Children Project.. Officers.. Beverly Boggess, Ph.. Nancy N.. Charron, Ed.. Our Mission.. close this panel.. Join the NHLDA.. Events.. 2012 NHLDA CONFERENCE.. LDA 50th Annual International Conference.. Resources.. Contact Us.. title.. description.. We’re Here to Help.. The New Hampshire Community.. NHLDA.. is the State affiliate of.. LDA.. of America, Inc.. A grassroots organization, NHLDA provides programs, practical information and support for parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities.. Thanks to all who participated in our.. 2012 NHLDA Conference "Promoting Healthy Environments for our Children, Youth, and Families".. NHLDA continues to promote passage of the.. Safe Chemicals Act.. in the Senate.. If you are interested in supporting this initiative, please contact Senators.. Jeanne Shaheen.. and.. Kelly Ayotte.. to encourage passage of this act.. See more information below.. read more.. The Healthy Children Project.. Learning Disabilities Association of America.. The LDA’s Healthy Children Project is dedicated to reducing the ... in the world, featuring over 200 workshops and exhibits!.. Posted By.. Craig Spara.. For Professionals.. PROFESSIONALS are important!.. When caring professionals are involved in supplying the appropriate remediation and methodology, students will be able to reach their full potential.. Resources for Professionals.. For Parents.. PARENTS are important!.. When parents become involved as full members of the educational team, students with learning disabilities have a greater opportunity to reach their full potential.. Resources for Parents.. NHLDA Newsletter.. Stay Informed.. Get the latest NHLDA Newsletter and stay informed.. Download.. it now.. LDA of America.. Find even more information about Learning Disabilities at the.. website.. If you would like to become a member of the NHLDA,.. join online.. through LDA of America.. New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association.. P.. O.. Box 127, Concord, NH 03302-0127 or.. email us.. Member Log-in.. The information and links on this website are provided for your convenience.. NHLDA does not endorse any method, curriculum, treatment, or program, for individuals with learning disabilities.. Fatal error.. : Class 'FacesExtendable' not found in.. /home/content/07/6798007/html/sites/all/modules/rules/includes/rules.. core.. inc.. on line.. 231..
Title: About Us | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: You are here.. NHLDA is the State affiliate of LDA of America, Inc.. NHLDA Membership offers:.. Annual state conference with outstanding speakers and workshops.. State and national newsletters and publications.. Legislative advocacy at federal, state and local levels for improvements in education.. Public awareness programs to increase understanding of learning disabilities.. Please consider a donation when renewing your membership.. Officers and Board of Directors.. Beverly Boggess.. Charron.. Deborah Russo Jameson..
Title: Board of Directors | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Member.. Lauren Pruneau currently pursuing her Master’s Degree with dual certification in Elementary Education/General Special Education from Southern New Hampshire University.. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Keene State College in Keene New Hampshire.. Being a mother to two young children also fuels her passion for education and ensuring students are given the necessities they need and deserve.. Tags:.. Melissa Wolfe is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree with dual certification in Elementary Education/General Special Education from Southern New Hampshire University.. She re ceived her Bachelor’s of Arts in Communications with a concentration in Theater Arts from Bridgewater State College (now University) in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.. She is proud to be a board member of NHLDA, as well as a student member of the Council for Exceptional Children, and a member of Pi Lambda Theta, the most selective national honor society of educators.. Trish is employed by the Nashua School District ... the National Honor Society for Psychology, and Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society.. Since 2004, Jennifer Spara has taught in the Hillsboro-Deering School District, first as a Special Educator and Learning Disability Specialist in the Elementary School and now as a Reading Specialist in the High School.. Prior to teaching in Hillsboro-Deering, Jennifer spent four years as a classroom teacher in New York, where she taught classes in full day kindergarten, second grade, and third grade.. Since the fall of 2002 Dr.. Deborah Russo Jameson has worked for Franklin Pierce University in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.. She was the Director of a Teacher Conversion Program and since 2005 has been the founding Director of the Graduate Teacher Education Program which offers an M.. Ed with or without certification in numerous concentration area.. She is an Associate Professor, Graduate Teacher Certification Officer, and founding Chair of the Institutional Review Board..
Title: Deborah Russo Jameson, Ph.D. | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: She was formerly the Associate Dean of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment at Hesser College in Manchester, New Hampshire.. She holds a B.. A.. in English/Middle-Secondary Education, and an M.. in Reading (K-12).. She received her Ph.. D in Education with concentrations in Administration/Supervision in Higher Education, Disabilities Studies, and Teacher Education from the University of New Hampshire.. Her dissertation and recent publication in the Journal for College Reading and Learning was in the area of disabilities studies and was entitled “Self-Determination and Success Outcomes of Two-Year College Students with Disabilities.. ”..
Title: Jennifer D. Spara, M.Ed. | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from West Virginia University and her Masters of Education degrees concurrently in Reading and Learning Disabilities from Rivier College.. To date, Jennifer has taught regular and special education students from grades K-12 in classroom and individual settings.. Jennifer is passionate about helping her students overcome their reading difficulties and revels in each success, no matter how small, achieved by her students..
Title: Melissa Wolfe | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Melissa approaches special education as a student, a prospective educator, as well as a parent, having three children, including one with autism.. Melissa is looking forward to teaching in an inclusion elementary setting and seeing her students achieve their academic, social, and emotional goals..
Title: Patricia (Trish) Stansfield, M.Ed. | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Currently, Trish is pursuing additional graduate credits from Rivier College through the develop- ment of a professional portfolio and membership within a Nashua School District Cohort Group where she collaborates on a monthly basis with other educators.. She volunteers her time to mentor student teachers and attends ... effective teaching practices.. Her career has given Trish many years of experience supporting students with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and other learning differences.. She is looking forward to serving on the NHLDA Board where she can continue her mission of supporting individuals with learning disabilities and their families..
Title: Lauren Pruneau | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Having a child with speech and language disorders, Lauren has firsthand experience in working with special educators and understanding the pros and cons of the system currently in place, and is very excited to be on the board of NHLDA to do what she can to help children grow in the best environment and have the best tools and guidance possible.. Lauren is looking forward to teaching first and/or second grades and helping them achieve their academic, social and emotional dreams and goals..
Title: Healthy Children Project | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Healthy Children Project.. The LDA's Healthy Children Project is dedicated to reducing the effects of environmental contaminants on brain development, especially in children.. The Learning Disabilities Association created the Healthy Children Project to:.. Raise awareness of environmental factors, particularly toxic chemicals, that can harm brain development, contributing to learning disabilities and behavior disorders,.. Prevent toxic chemical exposures, especially among pregnant women and children,.. Build a nationwide network of LDA members working to protect children's health and reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.. Children More At Risk From Toxic Chemicals.. Children are not "little adults" - their developing brains and bodies, their ... toxic chemicals.. Infants ingest chemicals through breast milk, formula and contact with their environment.. Rapid brain development in the fetus, infants and young children make them more susceptible to harm from chemicals that may impair brain function and development.. For their weight, children eat, drink and breathe more than adults - so pound for pound they take in a greater quantity of toxic contaminants.. A small exposure translates into a big dose.. Children put things in their mouths and spend a lot of time on the floor and ground, so they may ingest chemicals from toys, containers, dirt and dust on a regular basis..
Title: Officers | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Beverly Boggess coordinates Disabilities Services at NHTI- Concord’s Community College where she assists students with reasonable accommodations, academic coaching and assistive technology.. Her background includes teaching special education K-12, teaching college courses in exceptionalities, methods and assessment, teacher education, staff development, and consultation.. President.. Charron attended the University of Michigan and received a Bachelor ... Masters degree in Teaching Reading from Western Michigan University and a Doctorate degree in Language Arts and Literacy from the University of Massachusetts.. She has worked in different capacities at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels with jobs encompassing being a general education teacher, a special education teacher, and a reading specialist.. Secretary..
Title: Beverly Boggess, Ph.D. | New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association Descriptive info: Beverly earned her Ph.. in Special Education and a minor in Rehabilitation Counseling at Kent State University.. The honor she treasures the most is receiving the.. NH LDA Excellence in Education Award in 1991 based on a nomination by parents..