Free ADHD and ASD Education in South Metro

Who? Shephard of the Valley Church in Apple Valley, MN

What? Monthly presentations on topics related to ADHD, Autism, and other Disabilities on the Spectrum

When and Where?  Monthly on Monday evenings in Apple Valley, see flier for details.

Cost? Free, register at the door (some childcare available with pre-registration.)

From their website:  

“Purpose: To provide individuals with an educational opportunity to learn about ADHD, Autism, & Other Disabilities on the Spectrum, a network of people who may help to ease feelings of isolation, and an opportunity to ask questions in a safe environment.”

Presenters are all professionals with a variety of backgrounds from rehabilitation therapists to social work to counselors and parent coaches.  Topics range from parenting skills, executive functioning, medication, health, and brain research.

I am excited to be presenting with this group on Oct 24th!brain

5 Key Strategies to Help Develop Self-Regulation and Executive Function Skills

What are self-regulation and executive function skills?  How do these skills develop?  And, how are they believed to be a core deficit in many disabilities, including attention disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and many others? Learn what the current scientific research tells us about these questions and what that means for adults and for parents of children who struggle with these skills. Focus will be on the everyday impact of struggling with self-regulation and executive functioning with practical ideas for children of all ages, as well as adults.

Full flier to share! (includes full list for the year or presentations)

One page summary to share or post. 


Paige Hays is an occupational therapist who provides in-home, pediatric occupational therapy services in the south metro area of the Twin Cities, MN. She is a mother of 2 girls, avid DIYer, and a highly skilled and experienced OT. She specializes in working in pediatrics, with diverse expertise ranging from cognition and sensory issues to working with children with neuromuscular disabilities or complex medical needs.