Free Seminar on June 8: New Take on Tummy Time

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 by Child & Family Development

 New Take on Tummy Time

Two esteemed members of our multidisciplinary team will lead this presentation:

  • Gail Fennimore, PT, PCS, C/NDT, physical therapist
  • Ann Guild, MA CCC-SLP, C/NDT, speech therapist

For parents, caregivers and professionals (adults only; no childcare available)

Thursday, June 8 @ 6:15-7:15 pm

Child and Family Development– Midtown, 4012 Park Road, Suite 200, Charlotte NC 28209

How to effectively guide your child’s early development. Topics:

How early motor skills develop

  • Gravity – Good or Bad
  • Development from 0-3 months
  • Development from 4-6 months

Early benefits of positioning and movement

  • How positioning helps a baby gain skills
  • Positioning for feeding
  • Positioning for movement

Fresh alternative activities while interacting with your baby

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RSVP is required.  Click HERE to register. 

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Topics: Gail Fennimore, Ann Guild, C&FD Seminars

Free Seminar on May 11: ABLE Act and other Special Needs Financial Planning

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 by Child & Family Development

We are pleased to host A Special Needs Plan for a free event: Special Needs Planning 101 including new ABLE Act details

We are pleased to partner with Ryan Platt, MBA, ChFC®, ChSNC™ Chartered Special Needs Consultant

For parents, caregivers and professionals

Thursday, May 11 @ 6:15-7:15 pm

Child and Family Development–Midtown, 4012 Park Road #200, 28209

(adults only; no childcare available)

Topics include:

  • Government Benefits
  • SSI and Medicaid
  • ABLE Act
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Guardianship
  • Defining your child’s lifetime needs
  • Proactive Tax Strategies
  • Communication Techniques
  • Future Caregiving

Click here to learn more about A Special Needs Plan services. 

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RSVP is required.  Click HERE to register. 

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Topics: C&FD Seminars

Free Seminar on March 23: Understanding Autism

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 by Child & Family Development

Understanding Autism

C&FD psychologists Brandyn Street PhD and Chris Vrabel PsyD will lead this discussion.

For parents, caregivers and professionals

Thursday, March 23 @ 6:15-7:15 pm

Child and Family Development– Pineville, 10516 Park Road, Charlotte NC 28210

adults only; no childcare available

The focus will be learning about the social and communication differences in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Topics include:

  • What is ASD?
  • Assessment and diagnosis of ASD
  • General Q&A about ASD

Click here to read more about the presenters and our autism services.

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RSVP is required.  Click HERE to register. 

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Topics: Chris Vrabel, Brandyn Street, C&FD Psychological Services, C&FD Seminars

FUNDANOODLE Play Date at C&FD: Learn the WRITE way

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 by Child & Family Development

C&FD is pleased to host a Fundanoodle event! 

Fundanoodle Senior Ambassador, Catherine Hecksher, Amy Hanna MAT, C&FD Educational Specialist and Meghan Davidson-Palmer MS OTR/L, C&FD Occupational Therapist will connect play and child development. 

Who: For Parents & Caregivers; you may bring one 3-6 year-old!

When: Saturday, December 3rd @ 10-11am

Where: Child & Family Development– Midtown, 4012 Park Road, Suite 200, Charlotte NC 28209

Why: The Fundanoodle Ambassador will present Max & Alphie products and kits.  The Child & Family Development educator and occupational therapist will share information about developmental milestones.

  • Learn about products and kits that support child development
  • Engage with your child and enjoy interactive activities
  • Expert Q&A with Fundanoodle representatives and C&FD staff
  • Shop! Holidays are coming!! 

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Seminars, Meghan Davidson-Palmer

FREE SEMINAR: Reading Support for Students

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

FREE SEMINAR: READING SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

PRESENTED BY: 

Amy Hanna, MAT Educational Specialist and Jessica DeLing, MEd Educational Specialistand Jessica DeLing, MEd Educational Specialist will present ways to support reading comprehension at home.    Activities and topics will include:

  • Using question stems to increase comprehension
  • Creating a “Reading Response” journal to extend comprehension to a written response
  • Understanding text types and using graphic organizers to help students understand what they read
  • Simple strategies to address anxiety about reading

EVENT DETAILS: 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Midtown office, 4012 Park Road, Charlotte, NC, 28209

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Seminars

Jessica DeLing to speak on executive functioning at The Fletcher School

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 by Child & Family Development

We are pleased to announce that Jessica DeLing M.Ed., Educational Specialist at Child and Family Development, will be speaking at The Fletcher School-Rankin Institute about executive functioning skills. This is an encore presentation from her popular 2015 offering.

Mind, Body, Backpack: A Multisensory Approach to Executive Functioning
Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description: This workshop will focus on the following topics: Mind: Sustaining Attention, Self Advocacy, Flexibility; Body: Task Initiation, Goal Directed Persistence, Self Regulation; Backpack: Organization, Planning and Prioritizing, Time Management.
Location: Rankin Room at The Fletcher School
Contact/Register: Laura Hutchison, 704-365-4658, Ext. 1155, lhutchison@thefletcherschool.org; Registration is required. Cost: $10.  Visit their website to register here.
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Topics: Jessica DeLing, C&FD Seminars

Join us in 4 weeks: Help For Picky Eaters FREE SEMINAR

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 by Child & Family Development

We are hosting an encore free seminar: Help for Picky Eaters 

  • Does your child limit food choices to just a few items? 
  • Are you worried about nutrition and health? 
  • Do family dinners end in frustration and tears? 

 

 

 

 

We will share the science behind picky eating, discuss treatment options and strategies that are proven to improve intake and nutrition in kids and teens. 

Topics: 

• Top 10 Myths about Mealtime • Why doesn’t a behavioral approach work?
• Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders • Trying new foods
• Common Reasons Children Won’t Eat • Steps to Eating
• What is Sequential Oral Sensory Approach™ (SOS) • Benefits of occupational and speech therapies

Event Details: 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Pineville office

Charlotte, NC  28210

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: Stephanie Tolley, Courtney Stanley, C&FD Speech Therapy Services, C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Seminars

Join us in 6 weeks: Help For Picky Eaters FREE SEMINAR

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 by Child & Family Development

We are hosting an encore free seminar: Help for Picky Eaters 

  • Does your child limit food choices to just a few items? 
  • Are you worried about nutrition and health? 
  • Do family dinners end in frustration and tears? 

 

 

 

 

We will share the science behind picky eating, discuss treatment options and strategies that are proven to improve intake and nutrition in kids and teens. 

Topics: 

• Top 10 Myths about Mealtime • Why doesn’t a behavioral approach work?
• Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders • Trying new foods
• Common Reasons Children Won’t Eat • Steps to Eating
• What is Sequential Oral Sensory Approach™ (SOS) • Benefits of occupational and speech therapies

Event Details: 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Pineville office

Charlotte, NC  28210

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: Stephanie Tolley, Courtney Stanley, C&FD Speech Therapy Services, C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Seminars

Free seminar: Help For Picky Eaters

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 by Child & Family Development

We are hosting an encore free seminar: Help for Picky Eaters 

  • Does your child limit food choices to just a few items? 
  • Are you worried about nutrition and health? 
  • Do family dinners end in frustration and tears? 

 

 

 

 

We will share the science behind picky eating, discuss treatment options and strategies that are proven to improve intake and nutrition in kids and teens. 

Topics: 

• Top 10 Myths about Mealtime • Why doesn’t a behavioral approach work?
• Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders • Trying new foods
• Common Reasons Children Won’t Eat • Steps to Eating
• What is Sequential Oral Sensory Approach™ (SOS) • Benefits of occupational and speech therapies

Event Details: 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Pineville office

Charlotte, NC  28210

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: Stephanie Tolley, Courtney Stanley, C&FD Speech Therapy Services, C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Seminars

Free seminar: Get Ready For School

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Our next free seminar, Get Ready For School, is just one week from today. 

Mary "Mo" Froneberger, MAT Educational Specialist and Marion Wilm, C/NDT OTR/L Occupational Therapist will bring decades of experience in child development, learning and schools.

Is your child ready for school, both academically and socially?  Join our experts to review what skills are necessary for a child to succeed in school and what you can do now to prepare.  Topics will include:

  • Milestones and activities in various developmental areas, such as motor/sensory, language, social/ emotional and cognition/general knowledge
  • NC Law and admissions to kindergarten
  • Trends and expectations
  • What to do if you are worried 

Click here for a printable event poster. 

Event Details: 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Pineville office

10516 Park Road

Charlotte, NC  28210

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here.  

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Topics: Marion Wilm, Mary Froneberger, C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Seminars

Free seminar: Get Ready For School

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Our next free seminar: Get Ready For School

Is your child ready for school, both academically and socially?  Join our experts to review what skills are necessary for a child to succeed in school and what you can do now to prepare.  Topics will include:

  • Milestones and activities in various developmental areas, such as motor/sensory, language, social/ emotional and cognition/general knowledge
  • NC Law and admissions to kindergarten
  • Trends and expectations
  • What to do if you are worried 

Mary "Mo" Froneberger, MAT Educational Specialist and Marion Wilm, C/NDT OTR/L Occupational Therapist will bring decades of experience in child development, learning and schools.

Event Details: 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Pineville office

10516 Park Road

Charlotte, NC  28210

Click here for a printable event poster. 

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here or visit our website home page and click the REGISTER FREE SEMINARS button. 

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Topics: Marion Wilm, Mary Froneberger, C&FD Occupational Therapy Services, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Seminars

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