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Workshops will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. at Educational Support Services – Jameswood School, 1 Braintree Crescent (off Olive & Ness).  Free pizza supper will be offered from 6:00 -­‐ 6:30 p.m. and session will take place from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. To register please contact Arlie Williams-­‐Taylor at 885-­‐9555 or email ptregistrations@sjsd.net

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Self-­‐Regulation Strategies
Presented by: Mia Safiniuk, Masters in Education, Resource and Guidance Teacher, Interlake School Division.  Linda Stuart, Educational Assistant, St. James School Division.
This seminar will focus on skills and strategies to help with emotional and self-­‐regulation.  Such behaviours could include: worry, anxiety, stress, negative thinking and emotions, obsessive behaviours.  The session would be appropriate for youth with ADD/ADHD, Asperger’s/Autism and other individuals who would benefit from tools to help with self-­‐regulation.  Regulation awareness will include the five senses, mindfulness, breathing, relaxation, and activities for developing positive thinking, attitudes and self-­‐esteem.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
ADHD: Assessment and Intervention Strategies
Presented by: Maria Phelps Ph.D., Educational Support Services, St. James-­‐Assiniboia School Division
This workshop will explore the neuropsychology of ADHD in terms of assessment and diagnosis. The emphasis will be on evidence-­‐based interventions and strategies for home and school from childhood to adolescence.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Speech and Language
Supporting Speech and Language Development at Home
Presented by: Speech-­‐Language Pathologists, Educational Support Services, St. James-­‐Assiniboia School Division
Students who receive speech and language support at school benefit from practice at home.  The purpose of this presentation is to provide parents with simple, quick and easy activities that can be done as a part of the daily routine.  We will provide suggestions for helping your child practice speech sounds and language skills at home.