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Lecture Series Resources

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2014-15 Lecture Resources:

December 3, 2014: Late, Lost and Unprepared: Building Better Executive Functioning at Home and in School

November 5, 2014: Always On: Positive Parenting Techniques in an Age of Electronic Excess

October 15, 2014: Feeling Overwhelmed? De-Stress Strategies for Parents and Kids

September 17, 2014: The Irritable Child: New Research Findings

2013-14 Lecture Resources:

April 9, 2014: The Power of Resiliency for our Children and Ourselves


January 15, 2014: I Just Don’t Get You: The Role Of Temperament in Parenting and Teaching Kids with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Laurie C. Dietzel, PhD)

 
December 4, 2013: What's Eating Your Child? The Surprising Ways Nutrition Influences Learning, Behavior, and Mood

October 16, 2013: Why Homework is so Hard and What to do About It: 5 Top Strategies for Every Type of Learner (Ann Dolin, MEd)

October 2, 2013: Executive Functioning and Emotion (Rebessa Resnik, PsyD)
September 18, 2013: Good to Know: The Seven Most Useful Things I've Learned About Kids' Brains (William R. Stixrud, PhD)

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2012-2013 Lecture Resources:

April 10, 2013 Lecture: Teaching or Parenting the Sometimes Challenging Teenager: Finding More Effective Ways to Get Teens to Listen!

February 13, 2013 Lecture: A Portrait of Caring Classroom Communities - Responsive Classroom at The Lab School

Education Week article by Jaclyn Zubrzycki, published September 2012:  "Research Links 'Responsive' Teaching to Academic Gains"

January 16, 2013 Lecture: Finding the Fit and Colleges with LD Programs

November 14, 2012 Lecture: PowerPoint by Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD - ADHD Friendly Coaching - An Introduction

September 12, 2012 Lecture: Powerpoint by Cathi Cohen, LCSW, CGP - Raise Your Child's Social IQ: Helping Children Learn the Skills They Need to Make and Keep Friends Inside and Outside the Classroom


2011-2012 Lecture Resources:

April 18th Lecture: Afternoon presentation for professionals by Dr. Brock Eide - Seven Trade-offs that Create Cognitive Diversity in the Classroom

March 28th Lecture: Powerpoint by Dr. Mary Alvord: Resilience Builders - Helping Children and Teens Cope with Life's Stressors. Click here for a summary by the Parent Association.

March 7th Lecture: Powerpoint by Lauren Kenworthy, PhD: How to Help Children with Executive Dysfunction Become More Independent and Effective. Click here for the lecture summary by our Parent Association.

February 15th Lecture: Online Slideshow;  Utilizing Technology for School Success - Digital Tools for Supporting Students with Learning Differences. Led by Lab School faculty Daniel Hartmann, MA, and Jennifer Sherman, MA. Click here for the lecture summary by our Parent Association.

January 18th: Powerpoint Presentation; Respect, Empathy, & Diversity - A Schoolwide Approach to Tolerance, led by Lab's Director of Psychological Services Doug Fagen, PhD. Click here for the summary written by PALs (Parent Association)

November 2: Powerpoint Presentation; The Neurobiology of ADHD, Understanding the Brain-Behavior Relationship by Lance Clawson; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

October 19th: Powerpoint Presentation; Preventing and Solving Behavioral Concerns for Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Issues: Practical Strategies that Work by Elizabeth Hess Rice;  Associate Professor and Author

October 5th: Handout; Who’s Ready for College? How to Tell When Your Kid is Worth the Investment by William R. Stixrud, PhD; Clinical Neuropsychologist

September 14th Lecture: Neuroscience Update -Executive Functions and the Relationship to Dyslexia by Vincent P. Culotta, PhD, ABN; Neurobehavioral Associate. PALs (Parent Association) Parent Summary and Lecture PowerPoint
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