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Preventing Academic Breakdowns: Interventions that Work

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11 E 88th Street, Suite 1A

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Please join MAIA Education Resource Center and Dr. Preetika Mukherjee on Thursday, December 6th, from 9:00am to 10:30am for a parent coffee about preventing academic breakdowns and what specific interventions work.

Topics discussed will include guidance on:

- Collaboration and communication with your child's school
- Advocating effectively for your child's needs
- Utilizing parent-teacher conferences for positive growth and change
- Building a strong team pf providers based on your child's individual needs
- Assessing and strengthening your child's executive functioning skills




Preetika Mukherjee, PhD
Dr. Mukherjee is a Neuropsychologist who works with children, adolescents and young adults with various kinds of neurological, developmental and learning difficulties. Dr. Mukherjee has a private practice and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine. In her practice, Dr. Mukherjee sees children, adolescents, and young adults with various neurological, neurodevelopmental, learning and/or psychological concerns. The results of the evaluations are used to help diagnose or rule out different conditions (e.g. Autism, ADHD, Learning Disability) as well as to describe the impact of a condition (e.g. hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, Traumatic Brain Injury) on day-to-day functioning (social skills, learning and academic functioning).

Sharon Thomas, MSc, MSEd
Sharon Thomas is a Learning Specialist and Educational Consultant. She is the Founder and Director of MAIA Education Resource Center, an organization that helps students K-College with and without learning differences through 1:1 tutoring, executive function coaching, test preparation, school placement and workshops. MAIA Education is a resource to families who need timely referrals to professionals including psychologists, speech/language therapists, psychiatrists, special education attorneys, and college counselors.

Ms. Thomas completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Georgetown University and earned a Master's degree in Child Psychology at University College London as well as a Master's in General and Special Education at Hunter College. She worked as a teacher therapist at Karen Horney Therapeutic Nursery and as a Learning Specialist for both private and public schools. She consults for schools in New York City.

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