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  Parent Workshops

Alvord, Baker & Associates, LLC, in association with The Weinfeld Education Group, LLC and The Sienna School, is excited to continue the Speaker Workshop Series for 2013-14, Teaching and Parenting the LD Child.

Written Language and the LD Student
Saturday, February 22, 2014 8:30-3:30pm

With the right strategies for organizing, brainstorming and planning, students can write productively and thoroughly, and you can help them! Learn about multisensory methods for teaching writing, as tested and implemented by The Siena School teachers. You will learn hands-on methods for teaching and guiding students to write independently and effectively. You will also learn about how to use the famous Kurtzwell Program to improve students' writing. Practice the techniques yourself and learn how to support your sudents or child in his or her writing. The workshop is appropriate for teachers, parents and tutors.

Jilly Darefsky,
Head of School at The Siena School
Jessica Roake, private writing tutor and freelance wrier in mero area
Envision Technology, providing affordable assistive technology solutions and training for individuals with learning difficulties and visual impairments                   

Cost: $120

To register, click here.


Strategies that Work for Smart Kids with Attention Problems
Thursday, April 10, 2014  7:30-9:00pm

Dr. Veronica Raggi will discuss the components of an evidenced-based assessment in the diagnosis of ADHD and review the current DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for the disorder. Dr. Raggi will also discuss evidence-based parenting intervensions for children with ADHD that focus on improving compliance and the parent-child relationship. Dr. Silverman will introduce a 12-point intervention plan consistant with a multi-modal treatment approach as a recommended by NMH research. Strategies that work in both the school and home will be presented.

Dr. Veronica Raggi,
a licensed psychologist at Alvord, Baker & Associates, LLC, with an emphasis on parenting intervensions and school-based treatment of child and adolescent ADHD. She also has developed an iPhone App called CBT Tools for Kids.
Dr. Steve Silverman,, Director of Assessment for the Weinfeld Education Group. Dr. Silverman co-authored "School Success for Kids with ADHD", "School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrom" and "101 School Successs Tools for Students with ADHD". He also served as a school psychologist in Montgomery County Public Schools for over 30 years.                    

Cost: $30

To register, click here.

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