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Parents Invited to Free Workshop About ADHD

“ADHD – Coaching Children for Success” will be held Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Lawrence High School.

Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.

“ADHD – Coaching Children for Success” is the topic of a free workshop to be held Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Lawrence High School, organized by the Character Team at Lawrenceville Elementary School and funded by a grant from the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.

The workshop’s keynote address will be presented by Katherine McGavern.  Mrs. McGavern is an ADHD Coach.  She is the co-founder of the Mercer County chapter of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder). 

As a parent of children with ADHD, she has gained hands-on experience in the field.  She has been working with kids, families, and teachers through the years to help them develop understanding and strategies for working with children with ADHD. Her presentation will cover the topics of: what is ADHD, what are the behaviors, and what are the executive functions.  Parenting strategies will also be discussed.   

Free registration for the “ADHD- Coaching Children for Success ” workshop can be completed online at www.adhdseminar.eventbrite.com or by calling the LTEF office at 609-219-0340.

Free childcare will be available at Lawrence High School during the workshop.

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to enhancing educational opportunities for Lawrence Township public school students; it has funded over 450 programs in the Lawrence schools since 1992.  For more information about LTEF and the programs it supports, contact Executive Director Ivy Cohen at 219-0340 or email info@ltefnj.org.         

 

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