Parent Talk Episode:
The Right Parenting Tools Make All the Difference

Welcome: The Parent Talk Series is a fun e-learning way to educate & support parents with “strength based” attachment parenting methods that deliver loving, positive messages & tools.

The right parenting tools are vital, especially with children & teens with ADHD, LD, mild ASD & anxiety. It's important to understand your child's diagnosis, symptoms & behaviours plus use a positivity approach & toolbox of strategies that foster their success & your loving parent-child relationship.

Parent Talk Episode: Incompetence versus Non-Compliant Behaviour

Making the distinction between incompetence versus non-compliant behaviour is a very important tool for your parenting toolbox. Otherwise children will be punished & shamed for behaviour they have little control over. Utilize this tool to help you gain knowledge & confidence in how to handle day-to-day situations that may arise.

Our connection, as parents, is essential now more than ever for our children's social-emotional well-being.

Parent Talk Episode: Children Not Sharing & The Importance of Teaching Social Skills

Children with ADHD, LD, mild ASD & anxiety often miss social cues & meanings. How can you teach your child social skills? Are you ready to become your child's Emotional-Social Coach?

TacTics  Multi-Family ZOOM Social Skills Groups is a lively, engaging, program where parents, children & teens come together in 4 two-hour sessions held on weekends. Families are guided through Theraplay activities & the Social Thinking curriculum exploring emotional-regulation, friendship, perspective taking skills. Join us to learn more.

Parent Talk Episode: The Way We Choose to See Things

What we choose to focus on & how we choose to respond can shift children from a negative to a positive state.

Understand that even in their most difficult moments, there is ALWAYS SOMETHING your child is doing RIGHT. It's our job to find it & comment on it.

Using the lens of positivity & validating the wonderful strengths we see kids display during any given moment, creates success for them from the inside out.

Parent Talk Episode: Shifting to a Positivity Perspective

Everyday many of us take either a glass half full or a glass half empty perspective of life.

So shifting to a positivity perspective, enhances a child's self-esteem. It creates deeper parent-child relationships & embraces all they are & who they will become. Add a description here.

How to Help Your Child/Teen with Nonverbal Disorder

My guest is Linda Karanzalis, MS, author of Misnamed, Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood, a book about recognizing and coping with NVLD (Nonverbal Learning Disorder) from Childhood through Adulthood. In her book, Linda shares her own experience as a child, teen, and adult battling undiagnosed nonverbal learning disorder (NVLD) before professionals realized it even existed.

Linda is a former special educator and a board certified cognitive specialist. In 1997, she founded ADDvantages Learning Center, one of the first in the U.S. to meet the needs of the neurodivergent population. She is an ambassador for the NVLD Project, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with NVLD.

In this interview, Linda will share her NVLD insights and strategies to empower parents and professionals .