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PARENT PROGRAMS

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Upcoming Programs

Jessica McCabe: Getting Fish Out of Trees, One Brain at a Time

With over 700,000 subscribers to her channel, YouTube sensation Jessica McCabe, brings her How to ADHD message to thousands and will be sharing her message with our Springer community. In this live virtual session, Jessica will share her own experiences growing up and how she began to realize the importance of understanding what it means to have ADHD.
 
 

Jessica McCabe Follow-Up

On October 5, Join us as we more closely examine ADHD. Guests will have the opportunity to reflect on Jessica’s presentation, as well as connect with fellow parents and educators to continue the conversation about ADHD. Registration is FREE!

6:30-8:00 p.m. In-Person at the Springer School and Center Library. Presented by Carmen Mendoza and Lisa Bruns.

Parent Dyslexia Series Part 1: Introduction to Dyslexia

Does your child have difficulty learning letters, sounds and words? Do they lag behind peers in reading and spelling? You may be wondering what this means for their academic performance. During this two-part series, we will explain and define this language-based learning disability, sometimes referred to as dyslexia, and provide a blueprint for supporting academic success. Part One is November 9 at 6:30 p.m.

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Parent Dyslexia Series Part 2: What To Do If You Have Dyslexia

Thursday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. More info & Register now!

 

Parent Book Club

On Wednesday, January 19, please join us for The Springer Parent Book Club Part 1! Members will have the opportunity for group discussions related to the topics and themes from Overcoming Dyslexia. Written by one of the world’s preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, Sally Shaywitz, Overcoming Dyslexia offers research-based insight into identifying, understanding, and overcoming dyslexia. 

Discussion will focus on Parts 1 and 2 of the book, the history and diagnosis of dyslexia. Registration is FREE.

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Pre-recorded Webinars

Executive Function and ADHD: Establishing Positive Behaviors at Home

Through this webinar,  you will learn about developing positive behaviors at home when a child has ADHD and Executive Function issues. 

This program addresses how to develop routines that support the development of EF skills and emphasizes practical strategies that you can begin using today!

Fee: $5.00

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Development of Children with ADHD: What Does the Future Hold? 

In this recorded presentation, Dr. David Anderson discusses the stages of development of a child with ADHD and their symptoms, and emphasizes early intervention for better management of symptoms. Parents will gain an understanding of how to prioritize coping skills and how to enlist a child’s buy in and acceptance of their ADHD.

Fee: $10.00

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Living with ADHD: Small Steps Towards a More Peaceful Home

Lisa K. Woodruff, author of “How ADHD Affects Home Organization”, shares her insights about how organization is a skill that can be learned. Lisa helps parents gain insight into how to help children with ADHD take ownership of their environment, learn organizing skills, and create organizing routines that WORK!

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Jonathan Mooney: Making Difference Count

During this pre-recorded webinar, Springer Distinguished Speaker Jonathan Mooney illustrated his ideas from his personal and professional experiences as a person with dyslexia and student with ADHD. Through his experiences and forward-thinking philosophies, Jonathan was able to present his broad academic knowledge of education, psychology, sociology and history of learning and disability.
 
 
Fee: $5

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