ADHD and Executive Functions (6th – 12th grade)
- Family & Education
- Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, Redwood City CA
Enhancing Creativity Through Mindfulness: Using Multi-Sensory Experiences to Teach Children (all ages)
Saturday, May 18, (9:00 AM – noon) *Note morning time
Discover how to help children focus, create and learn through multi-sensoryactivities. Mindfulness helps reduce stress, enhances interpersonal skills and improves concentration. Helping children understand their emotions increases their ability to make better choices, rather than habitually reacting. Mindfulness will be explored through a series of hands-on activities, including creative writing and art.
Carla Brooke, M.A.
Carla holds a Master’s degree in art therapy, and has taught K-6th graders and at-risk youth. She offers trainings in Mindfulness Education for children and adults. Trained in multi-sensory education at Charles Armstrong School, Carla incorporates mindfulness into her private tutoring practice and into the writing workshops she teaches for children. She finds teaching mindfulness to be a catalyst for well - being.
The Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, Inc. is a nonprofit, private corporation founded in 1982 by Dr. Patricia Morrissey and Dr. Carolyn Compton. Dr. John Brentar is the Executive Director. The agency provides both diagnostic and treatment services for children and adults with learning disabilities, as well as professional consultation to agencies and community organizations.
It is the mission of Morrissey-Compton Educational Center to enable children and adults with learning disabilities and other school-related difficulties to achieve their goals by providing the highest quality diagnostic and intervention services in a supportive environment.
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