Other Learning Opportunities

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Parent to Parent Webinars – terrific lessons in various topics of interest, without ever leaving your computer!

 

The ELIJA Foundation offers various conferences and workshops throughout the year all with the goal of improving the quality of life for individuals with autism by empowering parents, caregivers, advocates and professionals acting on their behalf. By offering extensive information, the ELIJA Foundation is able to assist parents and others to participate actively and with knowledge in the individual’s educational and intervention services. Click here for their schedule and registration.

 

Click here for some upcoming seminars from EVERYONE READING
Everyone Reading is a leading resource for dyslexia and related learning disabilities. Everyone Reading instructs educators, tutors children and supports parents. They provide professional development, information, tools, support and research. Everyone Reading advances the lives of children and adults with dyslexia and related learning disabilities by providing the resources they need to learn to become successful readers, writers and spellers. Everyone Reading strives to lessen, and eventually eliminate, the stigma associated with dyslexia and LD. They work to demonstrate to the community that dyslexia and LD can affect anyone–including people with average and above-average intelligence.

 

The Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism & Developmental disabilities is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” Seminar Series for caregivers, practitioners and teachers of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities over the next few months.  Click here for their schedule and registration.

 

PEERS® – An evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated preteens and teenagers, with strong clinical evidence of long-term effectiveness.  A 14 week group program starting soon to be held at the Child Study Center, 1981 Marcus Avenue, Suite C-102, Lake Success.  Click for information

 

Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given half a million stressed-out parents and teachers throughout North America and Europe insight into strong-willed kids they can’t get anywhere else. Parents scratch their heads and say, “It’s like this guy has a camera in our home. This is not your typical parenting seminar or lecture. Parents connect immediately with Kirk’s gut-wrenching honesty, humor and practical strategies that work with kids ages 2-22. Kirk will conduct his most popular 2-hour workshop, “10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect & Yelling.”

Kirk provides concrete, practical strategies that work with kids ages 2-22 in everyday situations to:

Get your kids to listen the first time
Stop defiance, disrespect, and yelling.
Stop whining, tantrums and sibling fights.
Get kids off video games/screens without a fight.
Create stress-free mornings, homework time and bedtime.

Click here to visit his event page