Wiemeier: How Trauma Memory Impacts Students with Various Diagnostic Conditions

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According to Wired Differently Speaker Aaron Wiemeier, understanding the dynamics of brain development and how it can be impacted by traumatic experiences is fundamental to working with all children — especially students exhibiting a wide array of diagnostic conditions.

Watch author Aaron Wiemeier discuss the brain’s trauma memory mechanism.

Author of My Feelings Workbook, Aaron Wiemeier will present a breakout session entitled Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Integration: Unraveling the Mystery on Saturday, June 22.

The National Conference on Students Who Are Wired Differently, featuring keynote presenters Dr. Temple Grandin, Dan Habib and Mike Paget, will focus on providing critical insights and best practices for reaching and teaching students with emotional and behavioral conditions. This conference is appropriate for regular classroom teachers, special education teachers, counselors, administrators and other professional educators in grades PK-12. Particular focus will be given to working with students in inclusive classroom settings.

Tools, strategies and recommendations will be featured for working individually, in small groups and in the classroom with these high-potential students who experience a wide array of diagnostic conditions including:

  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Anger Disorders

Featured presenters will include:

Dr. Temple Grandin Best-selling Author and Subject of the HBO Film, Temple Grandin
Dan Habib Creator of Including Samuel and Filmmaker in Residence at the University of New Hampshire
Mike Paget International Speaker, Author and Consultant on Students with Emotional/Behavioral Challenges
Dr. John Almarode International Trainer and Thought Leader on Educational Neuroscience
Pre-Conference A: Developing Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with ASDPresented by: Dr. Deb Leach
Wednesday, June 19 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pre-Conference B: From Snorkelers to Scuba Divers: Wiring & Engaging Deep Thinking Brains!Presented by: Dr. John Almarode
Wednesday, June 19 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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