Speaker Series – Susan Fererra, Occupational Therapist

How To Get More Cooperation and Be Less Stressed

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm | Hastings Elementary Multipurpose Room

Introduction to “Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting”. Practical parenting strategies for everyday challenges

At Suzanne’s seminar you’ll discover more effective ways to gain cooperation from your children without reminding, repeating and nagging. You will learn techniques that you can use immediately to help your children become more cooperative, confident and self-reliant. Suzanne will introduce key concepts, which teach positive parenting to help your child prosper at home and in school. These concepts apply to children and teenagers with, and without, learning difficulties.

Speaker Series: Dr Lara Boyd, The Learning Brain Talk

Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm | Hastings Elementary Multipurpose room

In this talk, Dr. Boyd will review how the brain changes with learning and development. She will discuss how stress and anxiety affects the brain and learning. Dr. Boyd will present recent data showing brain plasticity in children and conclude with some practical tips for maximizing learning and brain plasticity.