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August 2019

Relationships Make the Difference – Brisbane, Australia

August 19 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Father Bernard O’Shea Inservice Centre, 19 Lovedale St
Wilston, Queensland 4051 Australia
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Fr. Bernard O'Shea In-service Centre

Hosted by Connect and Relate for Autism and presented by internationally acclaimed psychologist Dr Sarah Wayland from Maryland, USA.

Learn about the core challenges of autism, and how they are misinterpreted by people who do not have autism; Learn effective strategies for helping someone with autism when they are dysregulated; Learn the importance of teaching the missing skills in a developmentally sequenced progression; Learn strategies for connecting with and guiding people who have autism that you can use, and that you can teach to caregivers; and learn to understand the unique profile of the individual that you support and how to connect with them.

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September 2019

Fall 2019 – Parent Child Journey – Raising Your Challenging Child

September 18 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Law Offices of Michael Herman, Esq., 6801 Kenilworth Ave Suite #200
Riverdale, MD 20737 United States
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The 10-session Parent Child Journey: Raising Your Challenging Child program is designed to help parents identify the source of their child’s challenging behavior and learn what they can do about it. During each session, parents discuss proactive strategies for raising children with difficult temperaments and developmental differences. The emphasis is on customizing the strategy to fit each child’s unique profile. Different children. Different approaches.

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October 2019

Book Club – Beyond Behaviors by Mona Delahooke, Ph.D.

October 7 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bethesda, MD (exact location will be provided once registration is complete) Bethesda, MD United States
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Join us on Monday, October 7th, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:00 pm in Bethesda, Maryland to discuss the book Beyond Behaviors by Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. A NEW approach to solving behavioral challenges by internationally known pediatric psychologist, Dr. Mona Delahooke. In Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges, Dr. Delahooke describes behaviors as the tip of the iceberg, important signals that we should address by seeking to understand a child’s individual differences in the context of relational safety.

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January 2020

Book Club – The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz

January 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Guiding Exceptional Parents, 4711 Sheridan Street
Riverdale Park, MD 20737 United States
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Join us Wednesday January 15th, 2020 from 7:30pm to 9:00 pm in Riverdale Park, MD to discuss the book The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz (who will join us in person!) The groundbreaking book that explains Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) – and presents an approach that offers hope for parents – now revised and updated. Sensory Processing Disorder is a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. The Out-of-Sync Child offers comprehensive, clear information for parents and professionals – and a treatment approach for children.

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April 2020

Book Club – Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff

April 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Guiding Exceptional Parents, 4711 Sheridan Street
Riverdale Park, MD 20737 United States
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Join us on Wednesday April 8th, 2020 from 7:30pm to 9:00 pm to discuss the book Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff, Ph.D. (Location to be determined - let me know if you are interested in hosting!) This groundbreaking book shows readers how to let go of their constant, debilitating self-judgment and finally learn to be kind to themselves. Using solid empirical research, personal stories, humor, and dozens of practical exercises, Dr. Neff—the world’s leading experts on self-compassion—shows readers how to heal the wounds of the past so that they can be healthier, happier and more effective. Entertaining, highly readable and eminently accessible, this book has the power to change your life.

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