Lecture Series: Neurological & Behavioral Concerns in Children

Lecture Series: Neurological & Behavioral Concerns in Children

WIA and the Big Sky Public Library are proud to host Dr. Nevada Reed for a series of lectures on Neurological & Behavioral Concerns in Children at the Big Sky Public Library from 6:30 – 8pm on September 21, October 17 and November 30.

September 21st – Early Childhood (birth to 5 years old)

  • What is normal and when to seek evaluation?
  • How to support your child’s development
  • Autism spectrum disorders, speech and language delays, motor delays – diagnosis and management
  • Parenting tools for challenging behaviors

October 17th – Middle Childhood (5 to 12 years old)

  • ADHD – myths, diagnosis and treatment
  • Childhood mood and anxiety concerns – when is extra help needed?
  • Other common neurologic diagnoses (ASD, OCD, Tics, Seizures) – identification and management
  • Behavioral Supports and parenting strategies

November 30th – Teen Years (13 years old to young adulthood)

  • Why are some teens just being diagnosed?
  • ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, Mood disorders, ASD, Tics, Seizures – identification and management
  • Talking with teens about neurobehavioral differences
  • Promoting independence and working towards transition

Please contact MaryBeth Morand, marybeth@wiabigsky.org with any questions regarding this lecture series.

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