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The Art of Nurturing Freedom, Wonder and Creativity in Children

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Catherine Lesage

Date: Apr 28, 2022

Summary: Receive concrete ideas, tips, and tools to create a compassionate classroom

  • Explore a holistic movement approach that engages creatively the whole child
  • Increase body/emotion awareness, confidence, and creativity
  • Get creative tools for school.
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Improve Speech, Language, and Reading

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Stacey Knecht

Date: May 16, 2022

Summary: Learn practical strategies that can be used at home to help improve speech, language and reading development.

  • Covid-19 impact on speech and language development in preschool and school-aged children these skills in preschool and school-aged children
  • Practical strategies that can be used at home to help improve speech, language, and reading development.
  • This 1-hour presentation is for parents of preschool and school-aged children and will be followed by a 30-minute question and answer period.
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Mindfulness: Benefits & Getting Started

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Netta Rotstein

Date: April 25, 2022

Summary: Learn how Mindfulness can put you in the driver’s seat of your reactions.

  • What is mindfulness, How can it benefit me, and where do I start?
  • Be introduced and led through some practices to help ground you in the day-to-day stresses of life.
  • Learn to feel the contact points in the body, how to perform a body scan, and how to take your own Internal weather report. This workshop is intended for anyone looking for some practical and accessible techniques to help navigate the roller coaster of life.
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Stand Up For Mental Health

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: David Granirer

Date: May 26, 2022

Summary: A fabulous fun-raiser event

  • Changing lives one laugh at a time
  • Presented by David and The MCLD Ambassadors
  • Learning disability challenges presented in stand-up comedy style
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Mental Health & Learning Differences During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Event Type: Webinar

Speaker: Daryaneh Badaly, PhD

Date: Feb 23, 2022

Overview: Children with attention and learning challenges are at increased risk for mental health difficulties, such as anxiety, depression, and behavioral concerns. As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about increasing stressors, there has been a greater mental health burden among children, particularly those already facing the daily stressors that come with attention and learning challenges. This workshop reviews the signs and symptoms of some of the most common mental health comorbidities of children with ADHD and learning disorders and provides caregivers with strategies that can be applied in supporting children in today’s world.

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Problematic Substance Abuse in Teens with LD & ADHD

Event Type: Webinar

Speaker: Dr. Varainja Stock

Date: Jan 20, 2022

Objectives: This presentation explores

  • The relationship & co-occurrence of substance abuse & ADHD/LD
  • The warning signs & risk factors
  • Protective factors against substance abuse
  • Thow to foster open communication with your teen
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How To Hotwire Your ADHD Brain: Get it Started & Keep it Going

Event Type: Webinar

Speaker: Linda Walker

Date: October 2021

Objectives:

  • Understanding the science behind ADHD challenges with activation, motivation, and time management.
  • Applying positive psychology approaches to hack your brain and improve time management.
  • Programming the ADHD brain to improve mood and motivation.
  • Overcoming most procrastination challenges by feeding your addiction to dopamine.
  • Strategies to help.
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Technology Addiction & Our Youth

Event Type: Webinar

Speaker: Rabbi Bresinger

Date: November 2021

This webinar explores the inner terrain of today’s children & adolescents, and how their relationship with technology can become addictive. Now, due to the increased isolation brought about from the pandemic, addiction and mental health issues related to tech have skyrocketed. Find out what parents and professionals can do.

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Joy of Reading

Event Type: Webinar

Speakers: Monique Polak, David Byers

Date: September-October 2021

Open your child’s mind to endless possibilities through the power of reading. Reading Changes Lives. It sets your child’s imagination free, taking them to faraway lands and teaching them to see the world through the eyes of others. For all children, reading can be fun. And what begins with fun can open the door to empathy, creativity, critical thinking, and so much more.

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Parenting in Difficult Times: Dr. Nancy Heath Webinar

Event Type: Webinar

Speaker: Dr. Nancy Heath

Date: Feb 09, 2021

We all know parenting teens is challenging. As a parent, when you are trying to cope with your own issues, how do you support your teenage kid(s) when they are struggling with record levels of stress, anxiety, and helplessness?

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