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Invites You to Attend Our Lecture Series

The Motivation Breakthrough:
6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child

by Rick Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
6:30 - 8:00 PM
The West End Day School Auditorium
255 West 71st Street
Fee at door: $20.00

Motivation is the key to learning. With empathy and understanding, backed by decades of experience in the classroom, Rick Lavoie gives parents and teachers the key to unlock any child's enthusiasm and responsiveness. The Motivation Breakthrough will revolutionize the way parents, teachers, and professionals reach out to and motivate all children.

This lecture, based on the book by the same name, encourages teachers to examine and identify each child’s “motivational” style and to design motivational strategies that will inspire the child to reach his or her potential.

Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed. holds three degrees in Special Education and has served as an adjunct professor or visiting lecturer at numerous universities including Harvard, Manhattanville College, and Georgetown. He has been an administrator of residential programs for children with special needs since 1972 and is a member of the Professional Advisor Board of the Learn-ing Disabilities Association.

Mr. Lavoie is the creator of the award-winning films,"How Difficult Can This Be?: The F.A.T. City Workshop" and "Last One Picked, First One Picked On: The Social Implications of Learning Disabilities". His books and films have brought his sensitive and compelling message to countless thousands throughout the world.

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