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Morrissey-Compton Open House

Lyn Balistreri

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Redwood City, CA

Morrissey-Compton Open House

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 It’s time to celebrate our move to Redwood City! Please join the Board of Directors and Staff at Morrissey-Compton Educational Center for an

OPEN HOUSE

Discover (or re-discover) our comprehensive, not-for-profit psychological & educational assessment, consultation, therapy, tutoring, advocacy, and skills groups for children, adolescents, adults, and families coping with learning differences.

* Hear educational talks for parents by Morrissey-Compton’s staff experts (see schedule below).

* Enjoy live music, plus wine, sparkling lemonade, and other refreshments

* Fun, fully-supervised activities throughout the day for kids ages 5 and up

SCHEDULE

STAFF TALKS are in Blue (choose from two at each time)
Activities for children and adults are in Green

11am to 12:55pm: Live Music

11am to 4pm: Refreshments Served

11am to 4pm: Ongoing Independent & Group Activities for kids ages 5 and up

11:30 to 11:55am
1. Making Sense of Your Child’s Evaluation Report
Presented by: Erin Shinn Berg, MEd, Senior Educational Specialist
2. An Overview of Dyslexia
Presented by: C. Priya Tjerandsen, MA, Educational Specialist

12 to 12:25pm
1. Advocating for Your Child’s Special Ed and Accommodations (IEPs and 504 Plans)
Presented by: Janet Dafoe, PhD, Psychologist
2. The Importance of Emotional Connection for Brain Integration
Presented by: Cassandra Golding, PhD, Psychologist 

12 to 3pm: Get your caricature drawn by local artist Zach Trenholm (all ages)!

12:30 to 12:55pm
1. Executive Skills Coaching for Adolescents
Presented by: Raymond Jones, PhD, Psychologist 
2. Assessing Young Children—Infants to Age 5
Presented by: Heather Taylor, PhD, Psychologist 

12:55 to 1:30pm: Singalong for kids ages 5-12

1 to 1:30pm: Remarks by Executive Director John Brentar, PhD; Founder Patricia Morrissey, EdD; and Guest Speakers

1:30 to 2:55pm: Live Music

1:30 to 1:55pm
1. School Success for the ADHD Child
Presented by: Janet Dafoe, PhD, Psychologist
2. Anxiety in the School Age Child
Presented by: John Brentar, PhD, Psychologist

2 to 2:25pm
1. Learning: What’s Executive Functioning Have to Do With It?
Presented by: Surina Basho, PhD, Director of Research
2. Assessing Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by: Heather Taylor, PhD, Psychologist 

2:30 to 2:55pm
1. Executive Functioning and Social/Emotional Development: How Do They Relate?
Presented by: Jenna Rinsky, PhD, Psychologist
2. The Importance of Play
Presented by: Cassandra Golding, PhD, Psychologist 

2:55 to 3:30pm: Singalong for kids ages 5-12

3 to 3:30pm: Remarks by Executive Director John Brentar, PhD; Founder Patricia Morrissey, EdD; and Guest Speakers

3:30pm: Singalong for ALL!

Have questions about Morrissey-Compton Open House? Contact Lyn Balistreri
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Morrissey-Compton Educational Center
595 Price Ave
Redwood City, CA 94063

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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Lyn Balistreri

Morrissey-Compton Educational Center is a nonprofit clinic on the San Francisco Bay Area's mid-Peninsula that focuses on serving the needs of children, adolescents, and adults with learning/processing, mental health, and/or behavioral challenges.

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