Supporting Children with Attentional Challenges Parent Workshop

 

Attention Skills Workshop

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Understanding Learning Disabilities and Attention Disorders

Presented by Learning Disabilities Association of York Region

In collaboration with
Inclusive School and Community Services
York Region District School Board

Workshop Information:

The workshop will help parents and students better understand Learning Disabilities.

  • What are Learning Disabilities/ADHD?
  • Advocating for children/youth
  • How to teach self-advocacy skills
  • Problem solving model
  • Building resiliency and well-being skills
  • Mental Health awareness and stress management strategies
  • Programming to support children, youth and families

Presentation Speakers:

Renee Flannery (LDAYR) is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario. Renee has provided support and guidance to parents for over 20 years.

Stephanie Gatti (LDAYR) has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from York University and is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario.


Date: Tues. Feb. 23, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location:
R L Graham Public School
70 Biscayne
Keswick, ON L4P 3M8

OR

Date: Tues. Feb. 24, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location:
YRDSB Community Education Centre North
130 Carlson Dr.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 5H3

Contact Information

Call to register:
905-895-5155 ext. 144
Pauline Costello pauline.costello@yrdsb.ca

905-884-7933 ext. 23
Stephanie Gatti info@ldayr.org

Parent Workshop: Raising Healthy Children in an Age of Overindulgence

Bill Crothers Secondary School Council is bringing in DR. KARYN as a guest speaker on May 27 at 7:45 pm. Attached is information regarding her background and expertise. Please pass this on to your parent community, as we would like to extend the invitation and welcome all parents from across the board.

The topic is: Raising Healthy Kids / Teens In An Age Of Overindulgence

Dr. Karyn is one of North America’s leading relationship / parenting experts, a best-selling author, a media personality, motivational speaker and founder of dk Leadership. Her mission is to inspire people to dream their best life, learn the tools and do it! She is passionate about teaching EQ Leadership Skills (Motivation, Time Management, Organization, Decision-Making, Confidence, Communication & Career Direction) to help develop thriving relationships at home (with ourselves; parents & kids/teens; husbands & wives) and at work (intergenerations: gen Z, gen Y, gen X, boomers, traditionalists; mentors & mentees; teachers & students).

RSVP to: Shirley.difebo@yrdsb.ca

Parents – Join Us for a Free Anti-Bullying Workshop!

Addressing the Roots of Bullying, Discrimination and Conflict

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at W.J. Watson Public School — 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Learn about:

  • the roots of bullying and cyber bullying
  • the roots of discrimination
  • impact on a child’s learning and academic achievement
  • how parents can respond when they witness or hear about mistreatment

 all welcome — light refreshments, child minding and transportation provided

please pre-register by email Pauline.costello@yrdsb.ca or phone 905-895-5155 ext 144 or text 289-231-5796