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CHADD of New York is proud to present:

Collaborating with Your Child’s School to

Develop Effective Behavioral Plans and Classroom Strategies

Presented by: Yamalis Diaz, Ph.D.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Effective behavioral strategies are a key ingredient in the recipe for academic success among children with ADHD and behavioral difficulties. In order to maximize learning and academic productivity, parents and teachers should be well-versed in the types of accommodations and strategies that minimize the difficulties children with ADHD struggle with in the classroom, and when completing homework. Moreover, it is essential for parents and teachers to collaborate in the development of general behavioral plans, 504 plans, and/or Individual Education Plans (IEP)

In this presentation, you will learn:

§ Specific classroom accommodations and strategies to help children with ADHD

§ How to collaborate with your child’s teachers in the development of behavioral plans

Join us for an exciting evening where you will learn how to collaborate with your child’s school to develop Effective behavioral plans and classroom strategies.

Yamalis Diaz, PhD is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. She is also a licensed psychologist in the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders at The Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center where she conducts evaluations and provides clinical services to children and families. Dr. Diaz specializes in behavioral parent training, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and other behavioral interventions to help parents develop effective strategies for managing their child’s attention and behavior problems.

Target audience: Parents, teachers/school staff, and mental health professionals

Date & Time: April 6, 2015 5:55PM (Doors close soon after) to 7:30PM

Where: 65 East 89th Street, Manhattan (The Parish Office of St Thomas More, between Madison and Park Avenues)

Meetings are free, with a $10 donation requested. Please leave the kids at home. No food, please.

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This information was last updated on: 04/17/2015

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