Dr Sue Ball's Summit Presentation:

Building resilience - What we do Matters.

What is resiliency? How can we promote and reinforce resiliency at home and at school? This keynote focuses on the particular importance of resiliency for our children as well as practical strategies for teachers and parents to support building resiliency skills.

A quote for you about resilience:

I tried and failed. I tried again and again and succeeded.     

Gail Borden



Dr. Sue Ball

Dr. Sue Ball is a psychologist with over 18 years experience.  She is most passionate about the school district and province wide work she has been involved in with the Ontario Government Ministry of Education, Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) and Learning Disabilities Association of York Region (LDAYR) to build the capacity of educators and parents to understand how to support student learning, resiliency and mental health. Sue was integrally involved in the creation of a module and waterfall document that shows how processing affects learning, including a specific focus on attention and executive functioning, and is passionate about helping students understand their individual learning profiles and how to advocate for themselves, both individually and on a system level.  She shares the latest research on resiliency, mattering and self compassion.


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