Monday- Free Presentation!

Free presentation next Monday, March 13th in Eden Prairie!   Who? Southwest Metro ADHD Connection What? Monthly free presentations on topics related to ADHD See the full schedule for the year here When and Where?  Monthly, 2nd Mondays. 7-8:30pm.  Eden Prairie Center Community Room at 8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. (Take elevator to basement level). Cost? Free. From their...
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Just 1 Week Away- Register Now!

Parenting to Promote Executive Function and Self-regulation Skills   Wed, November 16th, from 6:30-8:30pm.  There are still a few seats open to join me for a night of active and fun learning! Does your child struggle with controlling his or her behavior, attention or emotions? Are teachers telling you your child is struggling to organize school work and work independently? Not sure how to...
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World OT Day and a Personal Update

Today is World OT Day! I’ll admit, I didn’t even know about this day until this year.  Why?  I had gotten really stuck in a small world of OT services in a clinical setting in Minnesota.  In the last year, I have left a traditional setting and set out on my own.  This gave me a chance to re-think “OT services.”  In doing this, I started to expand and learn more about OT...
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The Marshmallow Test

Over 50 years ago, Stanford did a famous experiment called the Marshmallow Experiment.  Rather than type out all the details, just watch this video to get the idea. This experiment has proved to be very significant.  They have been able to follow the children who participated for decades.  Children who were able to wait more successfully had better outcomes in all kinds of things, including...
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Next up… 5 Key Strategies to Help Develop Self-Regulation and Executive Function Skills

I am just putting the finishing touches on my presentation through ADHD, Autism, & Other Disabilities on the Spectrum speakers series.   Who? Shephard of the Valley Church in Eden Prairie, MN What? Monthly presentations on topics related to ADHD, Autism, and other Disabilities on the Spectrum When and Where?  Monthly on Monday evenings in Eden Prairie, see flier for details. Cost? Free,...
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1 Week Away

Just 1 week away… Register now online through District 196 Community Ed. (There are a few spots left as of today, but hurry my last class sold out!) Related posts and more info: The Making of a Presentation Did You Know? Sneak Peek Video   Paige Hays is an occupational therapist who provides in-home, pediatric occupational therapy services in the south metro area of the Twin Cities,...
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