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PRIMARY & UPPER ELEMENTARY: Black Hole Backpack: Getting Your Child Organized

Children's Health Council

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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Understand the underlying causes that make getting organized so challenging for your child and learn how to encourage lifelong organizational habits.  


The instructors for this course will be:

Domenique Embry, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, CHC
Over 20 years experience in occupational therapy. Domenique provides assessment and care for children who experience anxiety, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders and physical disabilities. She is proficient in American Sign Language.

Heather Whitlock, MEd, Sand Hill School Program Specialist, CHC
With over 9 years experience in special education, Heather specializes in teaching learning skills and strategies to children with dyslexia and other learning differences. As Program Specialist for Sand Hill School, she trains teachers, develops personalized academic plans, and oversees curriculum and assessment.

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Children's Health Council
650 Clark Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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Children's Health Council

We believe in a world where every child can reach their promise and potential. Our mission is to remove barriers to learning, helping children become resilient, happy and successful at home, at school and in life. Our approach promotes Social Emotional Learning, Academics, Executive Functioning and Physical Development. We serve families in Silicon Valley as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area through our Center, two schools and Community Clinic.

The Center

Evaluation. Therapy. Learning. 

Expert multidisciplinary evaluations, personalized therapy and innovative programs (at CHC or your child's school) increase every child's ability to learn and achieve the balance necessary to enhance life experience and improve school performance. Ages 2-17.

Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director

Sand Hill School

Dyslexia and language-based learning differences.

Personalized learning for students with average to above average intelligence with diagnosed language-based learning differences such as dyslexia and the attention and social challenges that often accompany them. Grades K-6, expanding to K-8.

Cindy Lopez, Head of School

Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director of Clinical Services

Esther B. Clark School

Therapeutic day school.

Therapeutic day school provides transformative education where children with severe emotional and behavioral issues re-engage in learning and develop the positive behaviors necessary to transition back to a district school. Grades 2-10.

Chris Harris, Director of EBC School

Community Clinic

Serving the underserved.

Nurturing specialists assess children and deliver behavioral health services to underserved families. Our culturally-sensitive and diverse staff is committed to working with families in Spanish and English in various Bay Area locations. Ages 0-18.

Joan Baran, PhD, Director

Parent & Professional Education

Classes, meetings and resources.

Unique classes offered onsite from September through May and presented by Children's Health Council's experts in behavioral health, education and child development. Classes provide insights and answers on child behavior issues, executive functioning, bullying, signs and tips for ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism and supporting success for all children. To sign up for classes, visit or call 650.617.3815.

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