November 5, 2020
  • Help, My Child is Anxious! Understanding Anxiety and How to Help Your Anxious Child

    November 5, 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Help, My Child is Anxious! Understanding Anxiety and How to Help Your Anxious Child

    November 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    An overview of anxiety disorders and how they develop will be discussed. Additionally, the speaker will address common difficulties seen in anxious children; current treatment options for anxiety; and what parents can do to help their anxious child. Presented by Tana Hope, Ph.D. The Child and Family Therapy Clinic Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute

    This event will be repeated on Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM

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November 12, 2020
  • 1 in 52: Who do You Know? Autism Spectrum Disorder

    November 12, 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    1 in 52: Who do You Know? Autism Spectrum Disorder

    November 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    1 in 52 children in Maryland are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Undoubtedly, you are interacting with someone with Autism whether in your home, your neighborhood, your school or your workplace. Understanding ASD is one way to improve your interactions with someone on the spectrum. Our presentation will provide a practical and experiential opportunity for you to learn strategies and tips for success. 

    Presented by Trish Kane, Deputy Director and Neal Lichter, Program Director,Pathfinders for Autism

    Register via Eventbrite here.

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  • Special Education: What Parents Need to Know

    November 12, 2020  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Special Education: What Parents Need to Know

    November 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Join us for a free Special Education workshop for parents! Register here.

    Speaker: Missy Alexander Data Manager/Southern Maryland Parent Educator

    This event will be virtual through Microsoft TEAMS. Register to receive information on how to join. Space is limited.

    A FREE Workshop for Parents 

    Whether you're new to special education or have been involved for a while, this workshop is for you! This workshop will explore the parent's role in the IEP process. Parents will learn the basics of the child's right to special education services, how the process of developing special education plans works, and the parent's role in developing an IEP that is responsive to a child's needs.

    Learn about: 

    • What IDEA says about the IEP process 
    • Your role as a parent in the IEP process
    • Strategies for your effective involvement in the IEP process 

    In collaboration with the Calvert County Public School's Partners for Success. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Sue Rafalowski at (443) 550-8375 or parentconnections@calvertnet.k12.md.us  

    Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SPEDFa112020 

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November 19, 2020
  • Special Education: What Parents Need to Know

    November 19, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Special Education: What Parents Need to Know

    November 19th, 2020 6:00 — 8:00 pm

    Speaker: Missy Alexander Data Manager/Southern Maryland Parent Educator
    This event will be virtual. Register to receive information on how to join. Space is limited!

    A FREE Workshop for Parents 

    Whether you're new to special education or have been involved for a while, this workshop is for you! This workshop will explore the parent's role in the IEP process. Parents will learn the basics of the child's right to special education services, how the process of developing special education plans works, and the parent's role in developing an IEP that is responsive to a child's needs.

    Learn about: 

    • What IDEA says about the IEP process 
    • Your role as a parent in the IEP process 
    • Strategies for your effective involvement in the IEP process 

    In collaboration with the Charles County Public Schools' Partners for Success. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Gilley at 301-934-7456 or pfsftccboe.com  

    Register here: https://wvvw.surveymonkey.corniriPPMDADHD1119 

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November 21, 2020
  • Promoting Social Skills and Pragmatic Language in Children

    November 21, 2020  10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Pathfinders for Autism

    Location: online via Zoom
    Cost: Free
    Registration: Registration is required. Please register online. A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants.

    Dr. Isava will provide an overview of the socialization process in children, as well as some common barriers and trends when children socialize. He will review why direct training of social skills and the teaching of pragmatic language is important for child rearing. Dr. Isava will discuss the key and necessary components when teaching social skills to children, and present concrete and direct ways to teach both social skills and pragmatic language. There will be an opportunity at the end of the presentation to address how to integrate social skills training when parenting children.

    Join Dr. Duane Isava from Halcyon Wellness Center, LLC for this presentation. This webinar is a collaboration between Talbot County Schools, Queen Anne's County Schools and Pathfinders for Autism.

    This webinar is free to attend, but registration is required. Prior to the event, a Zoom link will be sent to you.

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  • Help, My Child is Anxious! Understanding Anxiety and How to Help Your Anxious Child

    November 21, 2020  11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Help, My Child is Anxious! Understanding Anxiety and How to Help Your Anxious Child

    November 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    An overview of anxiety disorders and how they develop will be discussed. Additionally, the speaker will address common difficulties seen in anxious children; current treatment options for anxiety; and what parents can do to help their anxious child. Presented by Tana Hope, Ph.D. The Child and Family Therapy Clinic Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Register via Eventbrite here

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