A Family Center Association of Professionals "Ask the Experts" Presentation

Discovering and Accessing Resources for Different Learners

April 24, 6-9pm at Barnes Center, 20090 Morningside, GPW, FREE

Visit resource tables 6-7pm and 8-9pm Presentations 7-8pm

7pm Presenter:

Amy McKenzie, MD, Spectrum Wellness Center
Through significant research of biomedical treatments, and an unrelenting desire to find those treatments that would help her son become his best, Dr. McKenzie has developed a wide breadth of knowledge (and very practical experience!) on biomedical treatments including: specialized diets, methyl B-12 therapy, supplements, HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy), chelation, and more.

Hope for Tomorrow: How Biomedical Treatments May Help Children with Developmental Disorders Looking at how complex interactions between genetics and environment can help optimize learning.

  • Specialized diets and their impact on your child's ability to focus.
  • Nutritional deficiencies and their contribution to difficulties in learning.
  • Overcoming certain genetic mutations with nutritional supplementation.
  • How environmental stressors and toxins impact our children.
  • New research is connecting the dots between behavior and physiology.

7:30pm Presenter:

Geralyn DeBoard, Administrative Director Children's Hospital of Michigan Autism Center
Geralyn has been in public school education in the Metro-Detroit area for over 10 years. She provides administrative support and leadership for the evaluation, treatment and educational programs. She has a B.S. Psychology from Bowling Green State University.

Celebrating Differences! How to Support Your Different Learner

Helpful, practical tips to increase the likelihood of success for your different learner in the school environment.

  • Know and Understand Your Child's Rights
  • Successful Communication
  • Focusing on the Positive
  • Creating a Supportive Culture
  • Find Help and Family Support

Brought to you by www.familycenterweb.org 313.432.3832 with support from George R. & Elise M. Fink Foundation, Grosse Pointe Rotary Foundation, HP Foundation, Grosse Pointe Public School System, CARE of Southeastern Michigan

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Title: Discovering and Accessing Resources for Different Learners
Status: Closing date exceeded
Begin: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 06:00 pm
End: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 09:00 pm
Closing date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 06:00 pm
Presented by: Family Center Presenters
Who Should Attend: All Welcome
Location: Barnes Center, 20090 Morningside, GPW
Seats available: 110