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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Tips For Helping Your Child Achieve Academic Success at Home - Drs. Angela Currie and Ann Helmus Speak Thursday 2/27

At The Pike School
Sponsored by the Andover Parent-to-Parent Program

February 24, 2014

Does your house feel like a volcano that is about to erupt during the after-school hours? Does your child struggle with time management and organization?

Pediatric Neuropsychologist Dr. Angela Currie and NESCA Founder/Director Dr. Ann Helmus will share practical strategies parents can use to support their children at home, along with some developmentally-appropriate tips to help them become more independent with time management and organizational skills. They will also discuss the emotional side of homework, and offer suggestions on how to avoid meltdowns that leave everyone frustrated and exhausted.

This program is free and open to the public.

When:    7:30 - 9:00pm Thursday,
                    February 27, 2014

Where:  The Pike School
                     34 Sunset Rock Road,
                     Andover, MA 01810

About Dr. Angela Currie

Dr. Currie graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. degree in psychology from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. She subsequently received her M.A. degree in psychology and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston’s Suffolk University, where her studies centered on children and families.
Angela Currie, Ph.D.
In addition to assessment of attentional and learning disabilities, Dr. Currie specializes in the evaluation of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, conducting both neuropsychological and projective assessments. She has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety-based disorders.

At NESCA, Dr. Currie supervises and conducts outpatient services in the Anxiety and Attention Skills Coaching (AASC) Program, which teaches emotional awareness and self-regulation through a structured psychoeducational and CBT-based approach.

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