8.3.21 Public Class Recording and Handout

Lesson Details

You don't have to go it alone. Being able to recognize the behavior as symptoms and having a clear plan about how to invite cooperation and respond to challenging behaviors will reduce your family stress and strengthen your child's positive behavior. Join with other parents facing similar struggles and create a plan that will work for your family. At the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Understand the most effective ways to set the stage for cooperation through carefully chosen wording and timing
  • Apply effective behavior support techniques combining clear communication and useful consequences when needed

Course Lessons

You don’t have to go it alone. Being able to recognize the behavior as symptoms and having a clear plan about how to invite cooperation and respond to challenging behaviors will reduce your family stress and strengthen your child’s positive behavior. Join with other parents facing similar struggles and create a plan that will work for your family. At the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Understand the most effective ways to set the stage for cooperation through carefully chosen wording and timing
  • Apply effective behavior support techniques combining clear communication and useful consequences when needed

9.30.20 Hartford Class Recording & Handouts

Lesson Details

Uncertainty about school plans can be extra hard on children with special needs who thrive on consistency and routine. Uncertain times in the outside world makes at-home routines, communication, boundaries, and connection even more important.  

In this class you will learn what you can do to create a safe, supportive home environment to give your child the calm center they need to navigate an uncertain world. You will also learn important tips on how to communicate with your child's school team to make sure your child is getting the support they need to learn and feel safe and happy. 

Class participants will be able to: 

  • Identify practical approaches to be a calm center for your child even if they are struggling  
  • Recognize what you can and cannot control in your child’s world 
  • Develop the ability to match your expectations to your child’s capacities and your family’s circumstances 
  • Define “achievable and sustainable” goals and work with your child to create a learning plan together 
  • Identify and apply strategies to help your child stay on track and ways to celebrate progress 
  • Apply strategies to partner effectively with your child’s teacher and support services staff ● Recognize the importance of building a support network 

Course Lessons

Uncertainty about school plans can be extra hard on children with special needs who thrive on consistency and routine. Uncertain times in the outside world makes at-home routines, communication, boundaries, and connection even more important.  

In this class you will learn what you can do to create a safe, supportive home environment to give your child the calm center they need to navigate an uncertain world. You will also learn important tips on how to communicate with your child’s school team to make sure your child is getting the support they need to learn and feel safe and happy. 

Class participants will be able to: 

  • Identify practical approaches to be a calm center for your child even if they are struggling  
  • Recognize what you can and cannot control in your child’s world 
  • Develop the ability to match your expectations to your child’s capacities and your family’s circumstances 
  • Define “achievable and sustainable” goals and work with your child to create a learning plan together 
  • Identify and apply strategies to help your child stay on track and ways to celebrate progress 
  • Apply strategies to partner effectively with your child’s teacher and support services staff ● Recognize the importance of building a support network 

4.28.20 Hartford Class Recording & Handout

Lesson Details

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or confused about your child’s struggles?  

Do you find yourself struggling to stay calm?  

Do strategies that worked with other kids seems to have no impact?  

You are not alone. 

This class will help you:  

  • Recognize that your child’s challenging behaviors may be strategies to help him manage the world around him and handle his inner turmoil 
  • Identify the nature of self-regulation and co-regulation and how these practices will support your child and strengthen your relationship with her 
  • Apply simple strategies to handle day-to-day challenges 

Course Lessons

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or confused about your child’s struggles?  

Do you find yourself struggling to stay calm?  

Do strategies that worked with other kids seems to have no impact?  

You are not alone. 

This class will help you:  

  • Recognize that your child’s challenging behaviors may be strategies to help him manage the world around him and handle his inner turmoil 
  • Identify the nature of self-regulation and co-regulation and how these practices will support your child and strengthen your relationship with her 
  • Apply simple strategies to handle day-to-day challenges 

Positive Discipline for Children with ADHD: Understand Your Child’s Brain

Lesson Details

Parents of children with ADHD consistently report high levels of stress and frustration. This class will help you manage your own stress and increase your child's cooperation. At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the latest insights into what research says about what ADHD is and isn't and how it impacts your child's ability to cooperate
  • Recognize the importance of managing your own stress and apply simple strategies to be your child's calm center.

Course Lessons

Parents of children with ADHD consistently report high levels of stress and frustration. This class will help you manage your own stress and increase your child’s cooperation. At the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the latest insights into what research says about what ADHD is and isn’t and how it impacts your child’s ability to cooperate
  • Recognize the importance of managing your own stress and apply simple strategies to be your child’s calm center.

Help Your Child with ADHD Listen Better

Lesson Details

You don't have to do it alone. Being able to recognize the behavior as symptoms and having a clear plan about how to invite cooperation and respond to challenging behaviors will reduce your family stress and strengthen your child's positive behavior. Join with other parents facing similar struggles and create a plan that will work for your family. At the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Understand the most effective ways to set the stage for cooperation through carefully chosen wording and timing
  • Apply effective behavior support techniques combining clear communication and useful consequences when needed

Course Lessons

You don’t have to do it alone. Being able to recognize the behavior as symptoms and having a clear plan about how to invite cooperation and respond to challenging behaviors will reduce your family stress and strengthen your child’s positive behavior. Join with other parents facing similar struggles and create a plan that will work for your family. At the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Understand the most effective ways to set the stage for cooperation through carefully chosen wording and timing
  • Apply effective behavior support techniques combining clear communication and useful consequences when needed

Parenting Children with Special Needs: ADHD and Autism

Lesson Details

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or confused about your child’s struggles?  

Do you find yourself struggling to stay calm?  

Do strategies that worked with other kids seems to have no impact?  

You are not alone. 

This class will help you:  

  • Recognize that your child’s challenging behaviors may be strategies to help him manage the world around him and handle his inner turmoil 
  • Identify the nature of self-regulation and co-regulation and how these practices will support your child and strengthen your relationship with her

Course Lessons

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or confused about your child’s struggles?  

Do you find yourself struggling to stay calm?  

Do strategies that worked with other kids seems to have no impact?  

You are not alone. 

This class will help you:  

  • Recognize that your child’s challenging behaviors may be strategies to help him manage the world around him and handle his inner turmoil 
  • Identify the nature of self-regulation and co-regulation and how these practices will support your child and strengthen your relationship with her