Parent Workshops

Parents of children with developmental disabilities are invited to attend new family-centered workshops presented by the Ackerman Institute’s Special Needs Project. These workshops will promote family resilience as parents deal with the challenges they encounter raising a child with special needs.

Upcoming Parent Workshops

Siblings of Children with Special Needs

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
9:30 am–11:00 am

In this workshop, presenters will discuss sibling reactions and parenting strategies to meet the needs of each child.

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The Co-Parenting Relationship

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

In this workshop, parents will begin to practice communication and problem solving skills and to experience support from other parents who share similar challenges and dreams for their children.

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Executive Function & Self-Regulation through a Family Lens

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
9:30 am–11:00 am

In this workshop, presenters will share strategies to develop working memory, goal setting, planning skills, stress tolerance and self-control.

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