Internationally Recognized Child Advocate Richard Lavoie to Address Parents on Student Motivation

  • Press Release- Monday, October 4, 2010

    lavoieSpringer School and Center and the Family Resource Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center welcomes Richard Lavoie, an internationally recognized author and advocate for students with learning disabilities and attention issues. Mr. Lavoie will present an educational program for parents on Wednesday, October 27. Based on Lavoie’s book by the same name, the program “The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child” will be presented at the Schiff Conference Center at Xavier University’s Cintas Center from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parents from all over the tri-state are invited to come and learn how to identify their child’s unique “motivational style” and to design strategies that will inspire the child to reach his or her potential. Mr. Lavoie will dispel common myths about motivation, and arm parents with tools for maintaining motivation throughout the school year. Best known for his video “How Difficult Can This Be?: The F.A.T. City Workshop,” Richard Lavoie holds three degrees in Special Education and has served as an adjunct professor or visiting lecturer at numerous universities. He has appeared on several national television programs, and has addressed a number of service agencies and professional and advocacy organizations about helping children find success in school and in life. Tickets for the parent evening are $20, or $25 after October 18. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 513.871.6080 x402 or visit www.springer-ld.org.