As the new school year begins, parents (and students) may be interested in information about school-based services for students with disabilities. This includes specific learning disabilities (SLD) such as dyslexia, ADHD, ASD, depression/anxiety, and chronic health … more...
Our culture has a complicated relationship with wellness. Sedentary lifestyles still contribute to high rates of diabetes. U.S. college students report rising levels of anxiety, stress, and mental health crises. On the other hand, record high numbers of teens and … more...
While the recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) eliminated Asperger’s as a diagnostic category, the number of highly intelligent college students with high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise. Their needs are always individualized … more...
Dr. Julie Steck ((CRG Psychologist) will provide a training session to foster parents and staff at the Adult & Child Foster Care group in Indianapolis on September 23rd. A relatively high percentage of youth in foster care homes and agencies have at least one type of disability . Dr. Steck will speak about the most common types of disabilities seen in this population (i.e., LD, ADHD, ASD and mood disorders) and offer audience members practical suggestions about how to help these children address their needs in school, foster care homes, and other settings.
Beth Waite-Lafever, CCC/SLP-ATP (CRG’s Assistive Technology Specialist) and her colleagues will host the 3rd annual Indiana ACC Summit on September 29th and 30th. This is the state’s only conference dedicated to increasing knowledge of those who work directly with nonverbal individuals who use augmentative communication. The year’s event will take place in Plainfield , providing two days of professional development for teachers, therapists, administrators, graduate students and parents. In order to see the conference schedule and register for one of the few remaining spots, go to www.indianaaacsummit.com .
Dr. Joshua Lowinsky (CRG Psychiatrist) will continue his active role of educator/trainer by speaking at two conferences this fall. He will make four presentations (Depression, Substance Use Disorders, Suicide and Violence, and ADHD) at the Medical Education Resources pediatrics conference in Hilton Head, SC August 10-12. Later this fall, Dr. Lowinsky will travel to the Grand Cayman islands to make presentations on ADHD, Depression, and Substance Use Disorders at the Conference on December 14-17.
CRG’s Speaker’s Bureau helps schools, colleges, community agencies and other organizations learn more about children, teens, and adults with disabilities and/or behavioral health issues such as depression and anxiety. Most of our providers are available to give talks and/or conduct trainings on a wide range of topics. We work with you to customize a presentation that combines research-based knowledge with practical strategies and applications. As you plan your group’s professional development events for the year ahead, we invite you to contact Dr. David Parker to discuss your needs.
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