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The ADHD/LD, Stress, Anxiety Connection [presentation]

Individuals with ADHD and learning differences (LD) often experience stress, anxiety and other mental health conditions. In this session, learn more about the interrelated nature of ADHD, LD and anxiety and how you can support your child. Read more ›

Building Self-Advocacy Skills in Students [presentation] [video]

Before we can expect students to self-advocate, they need to recognize and embrace their innate strengths, character attributes and areas of challenge. Once they can do this, then we can help them progress towards Self-Determination. Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools at CHC, examines this well researched theory and show how it serves as the foundation for students exercising self-advocacy at school. Read more ›

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Sibling Issues: When There is a Challenging and Challenged Child in the Family [presentation] [video]

So much attention goes to a child with special needs, you may wonder how you can also support their siblings. This presentation will help you identify certain predictable behaviors that siblings of a challenged child exhibit as the family “grows up.” Read more ›

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Evaluations and IEPs: Shouldn’t They be Connected? [presentation] [video]

Your child’s evaluation includes a bunch of scores and some recommendations. Even though your evaluator talked through all the scores with you, you’re still not sure what they mean or how to translate those into meaningful IEP goals for your son/daughter.  Learn more about IEPs from Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools, so that you can effectively advocate for your child. 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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Teaching Middle School Students with ADHD [presentation] [video]

Do you have students in your middle school classes that call out, seem inattentive or disruptively interrupt the class?

This workshop for educators presented by Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools at CHC, will help you understand the similarities and differences between ADHD and anxiety so your interventions and strategies will be most effective in mitigating these students’ learning challenges in the classroom. 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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Getting on an IEP [presentation]

An IEP, or Individualized Education Plan must be in place for a student to receive special education services.

Chris Harris, the Director of CHC’s Esther B. Clark School, explains what an IEP is, the eligibility requirements for an IEP, and how it differs from a 504 plan.  Learn about the types of goals that should be included in an IEP, accommodations, and how parents and guardians can be an advocate for their student. Read more ›

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ADHD at Home and at School [presentation]

In this presentation, Chris Harris, the Director of CHC’s Esther B. Clark School, explains the primary types and the hallmark symptoms of ADHD and how they are manifested in home and school settings.

Learn the most effective practices for in-school and at-home management of ADHD. 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 ›

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