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The People Puzzle Presentation: Bridge the Gaps of Communication at Home and School
Event Type: Free Zoom Webinar
Speakers: Monique Caissie
Date: May 04, 2021 at 8 pm EST
Monique Caissie is a Family Life Educator and a Certified Human Behaviour Consultant . As a person with ADHD for most of her life, she found relationships confusing and often hurtful. When her daughter was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia, she became her advocate with doctors and learned to navigate the school system. This journey included her own diagnosis. Drawing from 30 years of crisis intervention, she is a Professional Speaker and Communication Coach.
Topic Summary: Monique will share the DISC Personality Styles which show behaviours to elicit better collaboration and outcomes from those we can’t or shouldn’t avoid.
It’s Never Too Late!
Event Type: Free Webinar
Speakers: Desirée Chaker, and Pam Wener
Date: May 18, 2021 at 8 pm EST
About Desirée Chaker
Having been diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 27, Desirée has spent decades advocating for people with learning disabilities. After graduating from Concordia University as a Family Life Educator, she was chosen by the provincial government in 1999 to design Quebec’s first service program for adults with learning disabilities, and she’s been tirelessly working to build awareness and help people who have learning disabilities overcome the difficulties they face.
About Pam Wener
Pam Wener has a BA in Early Childhood Education. She is a now a retired early childhood educator who taught for 3 decades. For the last 14 years as a Certified Laughter Leader with the World Laughter Tour, she has been leading workshops on the health benefits of laughter. Additionally, since 2013, she has performed stand up comedy at open mikes in clubs around Montreal. Pam has been a dedicated volunteer of MCLD for 27 years, and is currently the Vice- President. She is also the married mother of 3 adult children.
MCLD Social Activities
There’s more to the MCLD than knowledge and education – we also know how to have fun! From horseback riding and bowling, to barbecues and games, it’s a chance for the parents and children in our programs to sit back, let loose, and enjoy being a part of our big MCLD family.