Practical strategies for parents of children with social communication challenges or Asperger's/Autism Spectrum profiles
Do you ever feel frustrated by your child's behavior? What can we do as parents to help our children on the autism spectrum increase their ability to stay calm, cope better with frustration, get along better with others, think more flexibly, solve everyday problems, and transition with less trauma? Join Brenda Dater to learn practical strategies to make home life function more smoothly.
Presented by Brenda Dater, MPH, MSW
Director of Child and Teen Services, AANE
Date: (Thursday) April 30, 2015
Time: 7 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: AANE, 51 Water St., Suite 206, Watertown, MA
Cost: AANE member (one fee for one or both parents): $40
Nonmembers (one fee for one or both parents): $55
SEPAC Parent-to-Parent Support Coffee
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29th
11-1pm at the home of Helane Childs, SEPAC Co-Chair, 73 Pond Street.
Great place for advise on anything from services to doctors and activities for siblings. Babies are welcome.
NECC (New England Center for Children) Parent Education Series
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
I Did it Myself! How to Determine Key Life Skills
for Children with ASD to Learn
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Preventing and Reducing Challenging Behavior
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Why Children with Special Needs Behave the Way They Do: The ABC's of Motivation and Reinforcement
Free and open to the public!
4/8, 10 Traits of Effective Parents in the Special Education Process, 7P
Cohasset SEPAC presents
"Understanding a Neuropsychological Evaluation and How to Use Test Results
to Monitor Progress and use in the IEP Process."
presented by Neuropsychology & Education Services for
Children & Adolescents (NESCA)
Presented by Reva S. Tankle, Ph.D.
Pediatric and Adolescent Neuropsychologist NESCA-Newton
Tuesday, April 7th
8:30-9PM Open discussion among parents and speaker
This presentation will provide parents with an understanding of the essential components of a neuropsychological evaluation and the cognitive areas evaluated. Parents will learn how the scores are obtained and what they mean. Finally, they will learn how to compare test results to see if the student has made progress and how apply the results to the development of accommodations and goals in an IEP.
Dr. Reva Tankle received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in psychology from York University in Toronto, Canada and her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She came to Boston for a position at the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, and spent many years there as a neuropsychologist working with adults with traumatic brain injury. In 2004, Dr. Tankle trained at the Federation for Children with Special Needs as a Parent Consultant and Special Needs Advocate. Since then, she has worked with hundreds of families with children with a wide range of disabilities, helping them navigate their way through the process of special education eligibility and accessing necessary services. Dr. Tankle currently teaches at the Federation's Parent Consultant course on "The Use of the Neuropsychological Evaluation in the IEP Process.” Although she had been a licensed psychologist and practicing neuropsychologist for many years, Dr. Tankle came to NESCA in 2011, for two years of additional specialized training in pediatric and adolescent neuropsychology. In 2013, she joined the NESCA staff as a clinician. She provides comprehensive evaluations for children and adolescents with a wide range of learning disabilities. Given her extensive experience within the special education system, she is uniquely skilled in providing support and recommendations for the educational process.
All presenters are sponsored by Cohasset SEPAC and free to the public.
Paul Pratt Library, at the intersection of Sohier Road and Ripley Road