LTC to Offer Educational Seminar on Challenging Behaviors in Children and Adults with Special Needs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/2/2014

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) is providing an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult situations and behavior of those with special needs with a seminar entitled “Challenging Behaviors in Children and Adults with Special Needs” on Friday, January 17, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Cleveland campus in the Sheboygan County Training Room.

Individuals with disabilities sometimes communicate through behaviors that are challenging for others to relate or understand. The seminar will address how to positively manage difficult situations with individuals with disabilities and focuses on research-based practices. Participants will learn how to interpret, prevent, reduce and redirect negative behaviors which can lead to positive encounters and satisfaction at work and at home.

The seminar is designed for everyone, and will especially be helpful for school staff, agency staff, caregivers and family members.

The presentation will be given by Leigh Ann Kramer, Ph.D. Kramer has worked in Human Services since 1980 and has experience with identifying the challenges and needs of children and adults with various disabilities and care needs. She is currently an adjunct instructor throughout Wisconsin’s Technical College System, focused on teaching strategies to help people of all ages and types of special needs.

The cost of the seminar is $49. To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at ruth.semph@gotoltc.edu.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 211,900-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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