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The A,B,C,'s of ADHD: What Parents Need to Know
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobiological disorder that affects 7% of children and 5% of adults. It can cause a wide variety of impairments in academic, family, and social functioning. It is estimated that 25% of children with ADHD have a learning disability. The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of ADHD, its causes and symptoms, how it impacts on children's lives and treatment options.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Immaculata High School
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School Council invites you to attend their PRO Grant event:
Concussion Awareness with Tony Carbonette
Know the signs, concussion awareness and your children!
Join us for an evening with Athletic Therapist, Tony Carbonette, to find out more about what signs to look for, what to expect during recovery and more.
Wednesday, October 25th
7:00 - 8:30 pm
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
Special Education and Your Child - Workshops for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Workshop session descriptions: you may choose 2 options from sessions 1 - 4 (each is 1-hour in length) or choose only #5 (2-hour session)
1. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies & SEL language in the classrooms
2. Deep Learning: learning environments for students with special needs
3. Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) - Unlocking the Curriculum
4. Literacy and Numeracy for Students with ADHD
5. Assistive Technology (2-hour session)
Register Now: bit.ly/CSPA_SpecEd17
Monday, November 6, 2017
6:30 - 9:00 PM
Notre Dame High School
Boot Camp for School Councils 2017
Boot Camp for School Councils offers the opportunity for parents and school council members to come together and learn more about the role of school councils, share best practices, ask questions and to network with other council members. Everyone is welcome to attend, whether a council member or not.
Register Now: bit.ly/CSPAbootcamp17
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 – 8:45 PM
Holy Trinity High School
Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
Would you like to learn how to advocate more effectively for your child with special needs?
Louise McGoey, former chair of the Ottawa Catholic SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee), will provide participants with strategies for effective advocacy. Learn about the importance of knowing what your goals are for your child, how to communicate effectively with school and board staff and how to prepare for productive meetings. Presented by SEAC and CSPA.
Register Now: bit.ly/CSPAadvocacy17
Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:00 - 8:45 PM
Thomas D’Arcy McGee Catholic School
Ottawa Catholic School Parents' Association (CSPA)
Keeping families informed