Lecture

FREE LECTURE! Making Memories Stick: Study Skills for School Success in ADHD

A Free Lecture for parents and professionals who work with children and teens with ADHD and Learning Disabilities, or who may struggle in school. Based on their observations that students with ADHD who study hard for tests and exams still struggle to remember the information at test time, Drs. Almagor and Miles will discuss effective memory strategies that are fun and creative, and that will make information more memorable for students with ADHD and Learning Disabilities. In the Q&A session, the experts will answer your questions about memory, ADHD and Learning Disabilities strategies inside and outside the classroom. Speakers: Doron Almagor, MD, FRCPC and Brenda Miles, Ph.D., C.Psych. When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7pm Where: University of Toronto’s George Ignatieff Theatre 15 Devonshire Place, near Bloor & Bedford Avenues Registration is FREE (sponsored by Camp Kennebec), but you must register in advance at https://www.campkennebec.com/adhd-experts-talk/  ...

FREE ADHD WORKSHOP NOV. 29TH WITH GILLIAN CHOW
Free ADHD Workshop Nov. 29th with Gillian Chow

Registration is FREE, but you must call to reserve your seat. Space is Limited. Register by phone: 416.482.5558 On Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm we'll be hosting a free workshop for parents who have a child/children with attention and emotion regulation difficulties. This talk will discuss practical and everyday techniques to help your child with focus and self-regulation. The workshop will be by Gillian Chow, MScOT About Gillian Chow: Gillian Chow is a registered Occupational Therapist with an interest in children’s mental health and a passion for working with children and families. Through her work with Autism Ontario Kids Camp and Giant Steps Toronto, she has gained diverse experience working with school-aged children with ASD, Learning Disabilities, ADHD and sensory issues. At Possibilities, Gillian works with families to enable their child to achieve their everyday goals and academic success. Registration is FREE, but you must call to reserve your seat. Space is Limited. Register by phone: 416.482.5558...

Striving at School Thriving at Play – Lecture Summary

Thanks once again to those of you who joined us for Dr. Almagor and Dr. Miles' lecture Striving at School Thriving at Play - New Approaches to ADHD. For those of you who couldn't make it to the, here's a brief summary courtesy of our sponsor Camp Kennebec's Director Rob Deman. Click HERE to learn more...

New Approaches to ADHD: Striving at School, Thriving at Play

The Possibilities Clinic is pleased to present: A Free Lecture for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Other Professionals of Children and Teens Aged 6 to 19 Lecturers: Doron Almagor, M.D., F.F.C.P. (C) (Psychiatrist) & Brenda Miles, Ph.D., C. Psych. February 3, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The University of Toronto George Ignatieff Theatre 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C8 (near Bloor & Bedford Avenues) Click here for directions. Registration is FREE, but you must call to reserve your seat: (416) 482-5558 or register online here. Sponsored by: Learn more about our overnight camp for kids and teens with ADHD, autism, OCD, anxiety and other special needs. (613) 335-2114 | info@campkennebec.com | www.campkennebec.com In 2010 Ontario report cards changed Grades, previously on the front page, moved to the back, and learning skills & work habits became front and center. Experts in the development of children and adolescents now believe that what’s important for long-term success and well-being is less about grades and more about skills like optimism, curiosity, perseverance, and self-control—skills that map nicely onto the learning skills & work habits on your child’s report card! Attention is a key ingredient for many of these skills, but are other factors important, too? Some leading thinkers in the field have argued that a growth mindset is essential. But...