Our videos and webinars empower parents by bringing thought leaders to straight to your computer screen. Each addresses important trending topics!
This free webinar is hosted by Dr. Samuel Siah, a clinical psychologist at Children’s Support Solutions who specializes in assessing, diagnosing and treating a variety of mental health and learning difficulties in children and youth. It will give a brief overview of social anxiety, including common signs and symptoms, different diagnoses, a common therapeutic approach (cognitive behavioural therapy), some tips for managing anxiety at home and when to seek out professional support. At the end there will be some time…Find out more »
Speech, language, and reading - a starter guide for parents To celebrate Speech and Hearing Awareness Month this May, our speech-language pathologists hosted a free webinar "Speech, Language, and Reading - a Starter Guide for Parents. Learn how to encourage your child's speech, language and reading skills. The role of a speech-language pathologist is to support and improve communication. During this 45-minute webinar, we will discuss different aspects of communication development and disorders, the relationships between them, and what to…Find out more »
Advocating for your child at school In a follow-up to our “Tips from a Principal” webinar, educator and principal Nancy Lerner shares her experience when it comes to advocating for your child at school. As parents, we never stop advocating for our children, no matter what their age. Advocacy in schools is very helpful as it allows principals, teachers and other school personnel to fully understand what each student needs. “Advocacy”, though, must not become a word that describes unpleasant…Find out more »
Bullying SOS: Support and strategies for parents “It’s not your imagination: children who are struggling with mental health, neurodevelopmental, and behavioural challenges are more likely to be bullied—and/or to bully—other children.” – Ann Douglas Watch and listen to our "Bullying SOS: Support and strategies for parents" webinar with Ann Douglas and Dr. Siah will be available shortly. Review our “Bullying SOS: Support and strategies for parents” webinar slides here: Bullying SOS: Support and strategies for parents About the presenter: Ann Douglas…Find out more »
Frequently asked questions from bilingual homes Our “Raising a bilingual child: The top five myths” webinar with Caroline Erdos was a popular and questions from bilingual homes are still coming in. Here we share more questions that have been sent in from both educators and parents, along with Dr. Erdos’ expert answers: When the children in my class start a sentence in one language I encourage them to finish it in the language they started speaking in. For example, if…Find out more »