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Q and A with the leadership of IDALA

When: Friday, June 7th, 2019
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Where: Franklin Educational Services, Inc.
11777 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 129
Los Angeles, California  90049
United States
Contact: Dr. Daniel Franklin
(310) 571-1176

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Please join LACPA’s  Child and Adolescent SIG meeting Friday, June 7th11:00 – 12:30!


Meet the leadership of the Los Angeles Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDALA).

Learn about the numerous educational resources and parent support programs IDALA offers families, educators, and clinicians throughout greater Los Angeles.

A few areas that will be addressed:

•        How IDA and IDALA support students, parents, and clinicians.

•        What is dyslexia?

•        How is dyslexia diagnosed?

•        What are accepted types of intervention?

•        Types of intervention that clinicians should be cautious of.

•        How parents and clinicians can support children, teens, and young adults with dyslexia.

Date: Friday, June 7th11:00 – 12:30

Description: Q and A with the leadership of IDALABring your promotional materials and network!  Light snacks and beverages will be provided!                            

Location:  Franklin Educational Services, Inc., 11777 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 129, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Parking:  Consider nearby side streets such as Montana.  Parking is available in our building, but it is expensive and we are unable to provide validation.

RSVP to:  Daniel Franklin, Ph.D., at Dr.Franklin@FranklinEd.com or call (310) 571-1176


The leaders of IDALA:


Barb Langeloh M.A., PET, Educational Therapist and Consultant, President of IDALA

Barb Langeloh is the current President of the Los Angeles Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and is an educational therapist in private practice working in the San Gabriel Valley. She grew up in Los Angeles, but spent 31 years living in northern California where she worked as an educational therapist, school learning specialist, and special day class teacher.  Barb has her MA in Special Education from Santa Clara University as well as her undergraduate work from Biola University. She is the past president of the Northern California Branch of IDA and has served as the Pacific Region Representative, supporting IDA branches in the west.


Elizabeth A. Lutsky, MA, BCET, IDALA past President, Conference Chair, and Advisory Board Member

Elizabeth Lutsky, a Chicago native, received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and went on to earn her Masters degree in learning disabilities from Northwestern University. Throughout her career, Elizabeth has worked in various educational settings as a special education teacher, learning specialist, and reading coach. Since 2002, Elizabeth has worked in private practice as an educational therapist helping children with language-based learning disabilities develop the skills and strategies needed to overcome their learning challenges. Elizabeth has been involved with the Los Angeles Branch of the International Dyslexia Association for almost 10 years, and is currently serving on the advisory board as a past president and conference chair for the organization.


Emma Greenbaum, M.S. Ed., Nationally Board Certified Learning Specialist

As a learning specialist and certified dyslexia practitioner, Emma began her career in 2003 after graduating from Indiana University with a dual degree in elementary and special education. She was hired as a learning specialist for a public school in the city of Chicago. Go Cubs go! During that time, she achieved the National Board Certification (NBCT) in Exceptional Learning and earned two masters degrees in education administration and curriculum instruction and design. She is the founder of an educational therapy practice, TLC-Thriving Learners, Co. where she and her team work with students in a 1:1 setting providing academic intervention and instruction. 

SIG meetings are open to all LACPA members.  Nonmembers wishing to attend may join LACPA by visiting our website www.lapsych.org


"The opinions of presenters at informal forums, such as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or club meetings, and their approach to psychological issues and interventions do not represent a formal endorsement of any position by the Los Angeles County Psychological Association or its members.  The opinions, ideas, and concepts expressed are purely those of the presenter."


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