Past Conference Handouts
Medication Maze: Working with Physicians & Navigating Brand vs. Generic Names – Marilyn Benoit, M.D.
Supporting Families with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Concerns – Dr. Caroline Smith, MHIDD Services, Chester County
Transition Planning – Maggie Haag, LSW, CBIS
Building Resilient LGBT Families – Ann Marie Panarello, Psy.D., and Chris Bartlett, Executive Dir., William Way LGBT Community Center
Managing Challenging Behaviors at Home – WORKSHOP B
Parenting from Childhood to Adulthood (Presentation) – Barry McCurdy, Ph.D. & Stewart Shear, Ph.D.
Parenting from Childhood to Adulthood (Handouts)
TOOLBOX OF PARENTING SKILLS (TOPS)
- Teaching Responsibility
- Handout Rules and Routines
- Responding to Problem Behavior: Redirections and Warnings
- Family Problem Solving
- How to Make an Effective Request
- How to deliver an effective redirection and How to deliver an effective warning
- How to Establish House Rules and Routines
- Tips for Parents during Family Problem Solving
Aging Issues for Individuals with I/DD – Pauline Adongo, R.N.
Promoting Family Resilience – Paul LeBuffe
Legal Issues in Planning for Individuals with Special Needs – Ira Fingles, Esq. & Lori McLaughlin, Esq.
Head Up, Bounce Back: Resilience in YOUth – Kyshon Johnson
The Family’s Search for Meaning: Life with a Special Needs Child – Kelly & LeBuffe
Family Advocacy Gets Results – Frank Cervone, Esq.
Psychotropic Medications in Children & Adolescents – Marilyn B. Benoit, M.D.
Meeting the Needs of Siblings of Special Needs – Karen Brenneman