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 

09.24.20 MIT Class Recording & Handouts

Lesson Details

Does any of this sound like your child? 

  • Clinging, crying and/or tantrums when you separate 
  • Excessive shyness, avoiding social situations 
  • Constant worry 
  • Avoiding situations or places because of fears 
  • Complaints of frequent stomach aches or headaches 
  • Sudden and frequent panic attacks 

Your child may be struggling with anxiety. And you may feel frustrated and helpless. You are not alone. One in three children will experience an anxiety disorder before adulthood. Unless treated, many will grow up to be anxious adults. This class will help you better understand the nature of anxiety, refrain from reinforcing your child's distress by accommodating behaviors, and apply simple strategies to handle day to day challenges. 

Course Lessons

Does any of this sound like your child? 

  • Clinging, crying and/or tantrums when you separate 
  • Excessive shyness, avoiding social situations 
  • Constant worry 
  • Avoiding situations or places because of fears 
  • Complaints of frequent stomach aches or headaches 
  • Sudden and frequent panic attacks 

Your child may be struggling with anxiety. And you may feel frustrated and helpless. You are not alone. One in three children will experience an anxiety disorder before adulthood. Unless treated, many will grow up to be anxious adults. This class will help you better understand the nature of anxiety, refrain from reinforcing your child’s distress by accommodating behaviors, and apply simple strategies to handle day to day challenges. 

10.02.20 IPG 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 

Help Your Child with Special Needs Connect 2 Phase 2

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Help Your Child with Special Needs Connect 1 Phase 2

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Help Your Child Worry Less

Lesson Details

Does any of this sound like your child?

  • Clinging, crying and/or tantrums when you separate
  • Excessive shyness, avoiding social situations
  • Constant worry
  • Avoiding situations or places because of fears
  • Complaints of frequent stomach aches or headaches
  • Sudden and frequent panic attacks

Your child may be struggling with anxiety. And you may feel frustrated and helpless. You are not alone. One in three children will experience an anxiety disorder before adulthood. Unless treated, many will grow up to be anxious adults. This class will help you better understand the nature of anxiety, refrain from reinforcing your child's distress by accommodating behaviors, and apply simple strategies to handle day to day challenges.

Course Lessons

Does any of this sound like your child?

  • Clinging, crying and/or tantrums when you separate
  • Excessive shyness, avoiding social situations
  • Constant worry
  • Avoiding situations or places because of fears
  • Complaints of frequent stomach aches or headaches
  • Sudden and frequent panic attacks

Your child may be struggling with anxiety. And you may feel frustrated and helpless. You are not alone. One in three children will experience an anxiety disorder before adulthood. Unless treated, many will grow up to be anxious adults. This class will help you better understand the nature of anxiety, refrain from reinforcing your child’s distress by accommodating behaviors, and apply simple strategies to handle day to day challenges.

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