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Free, Flexible Strategies for Social Emotional Learning [presentation]

EdRev (Education Revolution) is a day of information, resources, celebration and community for students who learn differently and the families and professionals who support them. At EdRev 2017, Sand Hill School’s Nick Ratcliff discusses the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) and provides strategies that can be integrated in the classroom, at home, and throughout the day. Read more »

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Center for Parent Information and Resources [web resource]

CPIR logoThe Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities. Read more »

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Mental Health Resources Aimed at Asian-American Families

asian-teenMental health is often not discussed in Asian cultures, and language can be a barrier to obtaining mental health services.

The following are culturally sensitive, local resources that offer help with student stress, depression, suicide risk, parenting concerns, and other issues. Read more »

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Not All Screen Time Is Bad [presentation]

For all students, but especially students who learn differently, a comprehensive, integrated approach to technology makes reading, writing, studying, organization, and creative expression more efficient. Presented by a Compass High School teaching team with Rachel Wylde, Executive Director, Lura Milner, Coordinator of Educational Services, and Josie Porcella, Learning Specialist, parents learn what to look for in instructional and assistive technology programs in schools, and teachers learn strategies for developing executive functioning skills in their students, differentiating for a variety of levels, and making instruction more interactive and engaging using computers. Read more »

Community Education

Anxiety, ADHD and Reading Disorders – How They Interconnect and How to Help [presentation]

Robert L Hendren, DO, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Co-Director of the UCSF Dyslexia Center discusses the frequency with which anxiety co-occurs with ADHD and/or learning disorders. In this presentation, Dr. Hendron explores types of anxiety disorders and reviews assessment strategies and treatment options.
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Community Education

Developmental Milestones of Early Childhood [presentation]

Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood program manager Dr. Melanie Hsu and doctoral intern Nicole Stettler share their expertise on developmental milestones in the areas of motor skills, cognitive development, communication, social-emotional development, and more. Read more »

Community Education

How Are Teens Experiencing Gender? [presentation]

In this session, Anthony Ross, MS, Director of Outlet at Adolescent Counseling Services in Redwood City, provides parents with an introduction to gender diversity in youth. Among the topics covered are the spectrum of gender and sexuality,  LGBTQIA+ terminology, and why it is important to create safer spaces for LGBTQ+ youth. Read more »

Community Education

Supporting the Executive Functions in the Classroom [presentation]

In this Community Educations session for educators, Sand Hill School’s Alixanne Agnew defines executive functioning, examines individual “functions,” and discusses strategies for building and supporting executive functioning in the classroom, including behavioral strategies and technology supports. Read more »

Community Education

Behavioral Challenges in the Child Age 6 and Under [presentation]

In this class, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kendra Evans Fraka covers the ABCs of behavior and provides an overview of developmental milestones, neurological and emotional disorders, and strategies for new behaviors. Read more »

Community Education

Dyslexia and Learning Differences: Signs and Classroom Strategies [presentation]

In this class for educators, Lisa Parnello, MEd,  DP and Sand Hill Teacher & Instructional Coach Valerie Stephens discuss learning differences (LD) and their signs, the social-emotional impacts of LD, and classroom strategies that work. Read more »

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