Workshops are primarily designed for parents/caregivers of children with learning disabilities (LDs). Family and community members, educators, counsellors and any other interested adults are welcome.*
|Walk a Mile in my Shoes:
This experiential workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of the challenges of having LDs through engaging in a series of activities. Participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field of LDs and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental health and everyday life at home and at school.
|Understanding Anxiety & Learning Disabilities:
In this introductory workshop, participants will gain an understanding of anxiety, when to be concerned, approaches to treatment, and the relationship between anxiety and Learning Disabilities (LDs).
|Navigating Social Media in Teens with LD/ADHD:
We will explore the ever-changing world of social media and will discuss the challenges for youth with LDs in navigating social media relationships. Strategies for how to support teens in social competence and safety in their on-line communities will be discussed.
|Understanding Social Competence in Children and Adolescents with LDs/ADHD:
We will discuss why children with LDs or ADHD are at risk for experiencing social challenges with peers. Participants will gain an understanding of what we mean by ‘social competence’ and learn strategies for how to support children and youth in learning these skills for everyday life.>
|Advanced Workshop on Executive Functioning
Providing a brief review and then building on the information covered in our introductory workshop on Executive Functioning (EF), this workshop will explore strategies to support children and youth with EF at home and at school.
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Please arrive early to sign-in)
To Register: Call 416-603-1827 extension 5221 or sign-up online: http://www.childdevelop.ca/programs/integra-program/workshops-and-training/workshop-registration-form
Cost: $15 per person (payable by cash or cheque at the door)
*Integra regrets that they are unable to provide child care, so they kindly ask that alternative arrangements be made for your children.
These workshops are funded in part by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services
North York Library
5120 Yonge St
Toronto, M2N 6L4
Categories: All Non-ACO Events, All Parent Events, Integra, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Special Needs (General)
Starts: 2017-01-12 18:30:00
Ends: 2017-01-12 20:00:00
Starts: 2017-01-19 18:30:00
Ends: 2017-01-19 20:00:00