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ADHD, Autism, & Other Disabilities on the Spectrum

Select Mondays, 6:45 – 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Adults register at the door.
Childcare Registration (6 weeks - 12 years old)

Purpose: To provide individuals with an educational opportunity to learn about ADHD, Autism, & Other Disabilities on the Spectrum, a network of people who may help to ease feelings of isolation, and an opportunity to ask questions in a safe environment.

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2017-2018 Poster

Monday, January 29, 2018
Enhancing Academic, Career, and Life Success with Technology 
Erika J. Kluge, President of THINK with Success, Educator and Assistive Technology Specialist

Do you, your child, or your student struggle with reading, writing, or time-management and organization tasks?  Learn how specific strategies and various technology tools can help one to become more independent, productive, and successful in school, work, and life.  Do you know what accommodations and modifications you can request in the K-12 school, high-stakes exams (ACT, SAT, AP Classes), college and work settings?  Content covered is for students in grades 2 on up, including both Mac and PC operating systems.

Monday, February 26, 2018
Treating Disconnected Kids:  A Non-Pharmaceutical Approach to Reversing ADHD/Autism Disorders
Dr. David Stussy, D.C., MN Concussion and Chiropractic Arts

This lecture is designed to help identify developmental delays and address the functional imbalance between the right and left hemispheres of the brain.  Come listen to the drug-free success formulas that can be used to help kids at school and at home.

Monday, March 19, 2018
Electronic “Addiction”:  How to Break Free from Battles Over Screens
Barb Andrus, B.S., CAPS, Partners in Parenting

Have you ever tried to limit electronics but then given in because your child wouldn’t stop badgering you?  Learn solutions from the Free Your Family from Electronic “Addiction” protocol that are key to having a calmer, more cooperative child with healthy boundaries around electronic usage.

Learn the effects of electronics on the brain and warning signs; needs that are getting met through the use of electronics; practical steps you can take right now if your child suffers from electronic “addiction”, and “healthy” ways to use screens.

Monday, April 16, 2018
Promoting Social Skills
Alicia Admundson and Patti Peichel, Speech-Language Pathologists, Kid-Talk

Social language is a foundational area of development that determines our ability to form meaningful relationships with others.   Learn how it goes far beyond teaching children and adolescents how to form friendships by teaching skills such as how to think of others, how to be a part of a group, how to create and share a plan with peers, and how to interact with people in a way that keeps them feeling comfortable, etc.

For further information or questions, please contact:

Brenda Brookman, 952-322-2176,
Connie Simonson, 952-431-5667,

SOTV staff liaison:
Jill Johnson, Adult Ministries Director, 952-985-7381,

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