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Resources Tagged With: Christopher Harris

Do I Need to Worry about My Child Falling Behind? [presentation] [video]

As a parent, you have probably come to appreciate your child’s teachers in a whole new way during this unprecedented school closure period. Even so, you are worried about your child’s progress academically and socially. Is she falling behind? She is missing her friends. What about all this screen time? Read more ›

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Managing Transition: Developing a Strengths-Based IEP [presentation]

When a student on an IEP gets to high school age, the focus and format of the IEP should change. IEPs should become student-centered, strength-based and future-focused. How does a parent support their child in the revised process?  Chris Harris, Director of Esther B. Clark Schools describe the best practice for making the transition IEP participatory, informative and effective. Read more ›

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ADHD, Anxiety or Both? [presentation] [video]

Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC, and Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools, discuss how behaviors associated with ADHD and anxiety may both occur in the same individual but also can mimic each other, leading to confusion about the best diagnosis and the best treatment approach. Read more ›

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Understanding ADHD & Anxiety at Home and at School [presentation]

ADHD and anxiety can occur together. When that happens, how can you as a parent effectively support your child? Learn some strategies that you can use at home and at school to make life better for your child. Presented by Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools at CHC. Read more ›

Community Education

Understanding Your Child’s IEP [presentation] [video]

What is an IEP? What do all those test scores mean? What should be included in an IEP and how do I know my child is accomplishing the goals listed on her IEP? Learn all about IEPs from expert educator and administrator, Chris Harris, Director of Esther B. Clark School here at CHC. Read more ›

Community Education

Demystifying the IEP Process [presentation]

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan that can help your child succeed in school.  What are the key scores that impact scholastic competency? What should go on an IEP? Learn the answers to these questions and more in “Demystifying the IEP Process.” Read more ›

Community Education

Growing Up Male: It’s Not Easy [presentation]

Which emotions do you associate with males that define masculinity? How well do you handle emotions such as sadness, frustration, vulnerability, shame, or fear?

This presentation discusses emotional development and the emotional development of boys and men. Learn about some of the myths regarding emotional development and how parents can help their sons to both express and manage emotions. Read more ›

Community Education

Supporting Siblings of Challenged Children [presentation]

In this presentation, you will gain insight into the potential emotional challenges that arise for the siblings of a “challenged child.” Read more ›