- Wed, Feb 01Parenting Group - $125 (Includes GST)Feb 01, 7:00 p.m. – Feb 16, 8:30 p.m.Parenting Group - $125 (Includes GST)What is a “meltdown” anyway? Do adults have meltdowns? What myths do we hold about our child’s meltdowns? Most of all, how can we hope to co-regulate our child into the “just right” state (where they can learn and grow), when we are just barely holding on ourselves?
- Tue, Mar 07Google Meets Parenting Group- $210
- Multiple DatesWed, Jan 25Workshop $60 (includes GST)
The following courses have been created by Mary Klovance RCC, MA, BEd, BA, ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP) &
ADHD-Certified Educator (ADHD-CE).
She is the owner and director of The Neurodiversity Family Centre in Victoria BC and specializes in parenting support and helping teens with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), challenging behaviours and addiction issues. Mary has lived experience as a person with ADHD, a parent and being a part of a neurodiverse family. Mary believes challenging behaviours are just the symptom of the problem and works with her clients to identify the underlying issues and how to use collaborative problem solving to reduce or eliminate them.
Mary has worked for over 10 years as a school counsellor and for over five years with youth-at-risk at Victoria's Specialized Youth Detox and youth shelter. She is also a local public speaker on the topics of parenting neurodiverse youth and has been featured in therapy podcasts and online symposiums for parents.
Online Course, At your own pace
Estimated Length: 1.5 hours
Recommended for: Educators, Caregivers, Health Professionals, Community Organizations, Support Workers
Downloadable Certificate: Yes
Course Format: Audiovisual Media, Test
Content type: Recording
The neurodiversity movement is successfully shifting perceptions of deficit-based stereotypes, but what exactly does neurodiversity mean? Presenter Mary Klovance discusses Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Giftedness and details the ways these differences overlap and intersect in children, youth and adults.
Explore this important topic to find out more about neurodiverse individuals and ways to support inclusion and acceptance.
Understand the term neurodiversity
Describe qualities of neurodiversity
Identify different types of neurodiversity
Explain methods to support neurodiversity in various environments
We interact with neurodiverse individuals in all aspects of our lives – at school, at home, and in the workplace. This presentation will help you better understand what it means to be neuro-affirming and how to apply this important concept in all your interactions.