- Do you worry that you don't really know how to cope?
- Do you want to learn some additional strategies?
- Do you want the opportunity to consider strategies that you may not have considered?
Raising Emotionally Resilient Children
Deborah will advise us about how to help children "grow up" and manage their emotions more effectively so that they, and everyone around them can have a more productive and more enjoyable experience at home and at school.
Advocacy for your child in the school and health professions
Allison will be discussing the different support options available in various school. She will be simplying the disability and education acts with parents rights and what to do when the school won't come on board. You will also walk away with knowing how to choose the right health professional for you and be prepared for your meetings.
Why does my child have to be so difficult?
Dr Alison (Sally) Poulton is a Paediatrician and Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. Dr Poulton will provide us with illustrations about how the ADHD brain functions and the challenges our children have. Dr Poulton will talk provide some management advice for ADHD and educate us on stimulant medication and how it is used.
Getting the right fit for kids with ADHD at home.
Michelle is an Occupational Therapist with 20 years’ experience working with children and families in Australia and around the world. Her presentation will cover the sensory processing challenges that many children with ADHD face in their daily life. She will discuss simple strategies that parents can use to in the home to support their child’s sensory systems. These simple strategies may be helpful in supporting your child to be more calm and feel more in control of themselves.”