All these opportunities are FREE unless noted.
The FCPS Parent Resource Center
(PRC) helps parents of students with disabilities. It sponsors workshops, has a lending library, and has Parent Liaisons to help parents solve problems. Information from past workshops and conferences is available at www.fcps.edu/node/28555
2334 Gallows Rd. Rm 105, Dunn Loring English: 703 204-3941 Espanol: 703 204-3955
Prescriptions to Combat Disorganization and Procrastination
Thur. Jan. 5, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Wakefield HS Auditorium, 1325 S Dinwiddie St. Arlington
Are assignments done at the last minute? Are your child’s backpacks and binders chronically disorganized? This parent workshop will teach you ways to help your child.
Mind in the Making - Making Connections
Fri. Jan 6, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Parent Resource Ctr. 2334 Gallows Rd. Entr. 1, Dunn Loring
Learn the research behind why making connections is one of the Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. Learn strategies and activities for improving this skill for your children.
A Fresh Perspective on Medication Intervention for ADHD and Autism
Mon. Jan. 9, 7:30 - 9:00 pm. McLean Bible Church, Com. Rm. B, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna
Learn about medications typically prescribed for ADHD and Autism from an experienced prescribing physician.
Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A Compass for the Changing World
Wed. Jan. 11, 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Lab School 4759 Reservoir Rd. NW, Washington, DC
Author, activist, and learning disabilities advocate, Jonathan Mooney will speak on neurodiversity: the research behind it, the people who live in it, and the lessons it has for all of us.
Developing Self-Motivation in Students with Social and Self Regulatory Difficulties
Wed. Jan. 11, 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Auburn School 3800 Concorde Pkwy. Suite 500, Chantilly
Some children with disabilities experience difficulty with motivation, self-regulation, attention, stress, and sleep. This lecture will focus on how to help kids meet their goals and manage stress.
or 703 793-9353