saturday oct 21, 2017
mississauga valley community centre and library
Mississauga Valley Community Centre and Library, 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd, Mississauga, ON L5A 3R8
9:15am - 10:00AM
Registration, Coffee and CONNECT
Saturday morning. We can't wait to meet you. This is where our community starts!
Come meet us, register, and connect with others. There will be coffee, tea, water and snacks waiting for you when you arrive. You want to be ready for this awesome day.
10:00 AM - 10:15
Sperry will set the stage for the day, share SYT updates, logistics and how the day will proceed
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Why dread lives in your child's head
Susan will take you down the road of learning differently and why dread was a big part of her life. She will then talk about small steps that can be taken to help you move your child away from the dread and into the world of mastering how they learn.
10:45 Am - 11:45 AM
Dr. KRistiN Neff
Self Compassion: The Key to inner strength and resilience for parents
Dr. Kristin Neff will be sharing her wisdom and research on self compassion and how it's the key to copying with stress of being a parent.
11:45 AM - 12:00 Pm
12:00 Pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Kelly Arbor Nicitopoulos
The ABC's of Exercise and it's Impact on Physical and Mental Health
We know exercise is good for you but what if it had such an impact on your child's overall health that you considered it to be more than something good to do. This is not your usual talk. Dr Kelly Arbor Nicitopoulos is passionate about exercise and it's impact on children's overall physical and mental health.
1:00 pm -1:50pm
You can order lunch at the Summit and keep things simple. Or you can venture to other areas to find the food of your choice. Or bring your lunch. It's up to you -- our experts will be available to chat with you during this time. If its nice out we can even go out for a walk and enjoy the outside.
2:00 pM - 3:00 pM
Dr. Irina Matveikova
The digestive system is similar to the brain and Dr Irina will tell us how and why. Dr. Irina will discuss how the digestive system and the gut microbiome influence and even determine brain development and mental health.
3:00pm - 3:20pm
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
technology: what it can offer your child
Technology is a powerful tool when you have a learning difference. Step into this workshop to find out why it's powerful and some simple tips and approaches you can use at home to start empowering your child so they can see their learning abilities.
4:25pm - 4:40pm
Time to review the day with Sperry