On June 29, 2020, Executive Director and Head of School Josh Clark will be moderating the International Dyslexia Association's latest webinar. This webinar is for teachers and parents looking for guidance on how to best help our children during this unprecedented, unpredictable, challenging time.
The webinar will be led by Dr. Robert Brooks. Dr. Robert Brooks in a clinical psychologist on the faculty (part-time) of Harvard Medical School and former Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital. His first position at McLean was as principal of the school in the locked door unit of the child and adolescent program. He has lectured nationally and Internationally and written extensively about such themes as psychotherapy, motivation, resilience, parenting and family relationships, and a positive school and work environment. He is the author or co-author of 18 books, including Raising Resilient Children; The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life; and Handbook of Resilience in Children. Dr. Brooks has received many awards for his work including Hall of Fame Awards from both the Connecticut Association for Children with Learning Disabilities and CHADD. Most recently he was given The Mental Health Humanitarian Award from William James College for his contributions as a clinician, educator, and author.
On April 1, 2020, Executive Director and Head of School Josh Clark and Director of Community Engagement Ellen Hill led a lively and informative presentation on dyslexia. Participants learned about the characteristics of dyslexia, what it might look like at home, and how you can support your child. Our expert presenters answered questions, and, below are the resources from this webinar that you can use at home.