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Mind Over Manner Role Play Workshop for Parents of Teenagers who Think and Learn Differently

Tuesday February 25th

This workshop focuses on THE TRANSITION from the summer holidays to school, the management of new timetables, new people , new classrooms and a new environment.

You will look at how this impacts at school and also the family when the individual brings their anxieties home.

This specialist workshop is designed for parents with teenagers who think and learn differently. There is a significant increase in the number of children who have difficulty with existing learning methods and who struggle to participate in large groups.

This workshop will increase the understanding of and develop vital communication skills for working with teens with cognitive and sensory processing differences (eg, Asperger’s, ADD, Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and OCD).

Using a skilled MoM facilltator, hypothetical and real life scenarios are played out by experienced actors
and then improved..shaped…altered using the input and suggestions from the audience.

Mind over Manner provides practical pathways to help improve relationships and behavioural outcomes,
and promotes a deeper understanding with which to successfully navigate these vital teenage years.

WHEN: 7pm – 9pm, Tuesday 25th February 2014.
WHERE: TAPAC Theatre, Motions Road, Western Springs.

WHO should come: any parent who has  a teenager with cognitive differences  and who wants to develop their instinctive capabilities and gain practical strategies to help bridge the communication gap.

HOW MUCH: $30 per head or part thereof koha

RSVP: to Sue Haldane ph 027 665 8084 or
email: sue@mindovermanner.co.nz
Website: www.mindovermanner.co.nz


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