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Upcoming Workshops

  • Managing Through the Meltdowns Parent Group
    Wed, Feb 01
    Parenting 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?
  • Peer Support Parenting Group for Parents of Neurodivergent Youth
    Tue, Mar 07
    Google Meets Parenting Group- $210
    Mar 07, 8:00 p.m. – May 30, 9:00 p.m.
    Google Meets Parenting Group- $210
    An online, bi-weekly parent support group commencing on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 and ending on Tuesday, May, 30, 2023. The time for the support group is TBD but will be in the evening.
  • Parenting Neurodivergent Youth: Social Emotional and Regulation Strategies
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jan 25
    Workshop $60 (includes GST)
    Jan 25, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. PST
    Workshop $60 (includes GST)
    Join Mary Klovance, a school teacher, school counsellor and Registered Clinical Counsellor (B.A., B.Ed., M.A) and learn more about how you can better support your child during moments of dysregulation.
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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. 

Holding Hands

Online Course, At your own pace

Cost: C$99.00 

Level: Introductory 
Estimated Length: 1.5 hours 
Recommended for: Educators, Caregivers, Health Professionals, Community Organizations, Support Workers 
Downloadable Certificate: Yes 
Course Format: Audiovisual Media, Test  
Pre-requisite: None   
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. 

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.  

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