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Monday, April 4, 2016

NH Workshop April 21st - Ask The Experts: How To Help Your Child With Special Needs

Co-Sponsored by
NESCA
Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents
North Star Educational Services
Milestones Pediatric Therapy Center

Psychotherapist
Social Skills Learning/ Therapist

March 30, 2016



In this "Speed Dating" format, participants will have an opportunity for one-on-one 5 minute consultations with a:
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Social Skills Professional
  • Educational Coach
  • Psychotherapist
Get to know some of the resources in your area, get assistance in making a plan to help your child and meet experts within a different array of professional services!

When:   6:30 - 8:30 pm Thursday, April 21, 2016

Where: North Star Education Center
                   288 Route 101, Bedford New Hampshire

RSVP Now!

This program is free and open to the public. 
Adults only, please! Refreshments will be served. Please come on time to get the consultations you prefer.

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Dr. Angela Currie, Senior Neuropsychologist
NESCA, Londonderry, NH


Angela Currie, Ph.D.
Dr. Currie has particular interest in the differential diagnosis of learning and self-regulation challenges, and has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety-based disorders and psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents and young adults, conducting both neuropsychological and projective assessments.

She is also frequently called upon to conduct workshops on the topics of anxiety and self-regulation.

Pamela Flynn, Director, North Star Educational Services Consultant/Coach/Educator/Assessment Specialist

Ms. Flynn has over 40 years in the field of education, with experience as an inclusionary consultant, resource room and self-contained special educator. She has extensive background in developing curriculum and programming for, and assessment of students with disabilities – all exceptionalities - including experience with students who are gifted and talented or twice exceptional.

She has spent over 25 years as a special education and elementary administrator, and has over 1000 hours of additional training in best practices, ASD, Learning Disabilities, Gifted and Talented and Transition, Young Adult needs, Assessment, Coaching and Administration. Mrs. Flynn is a past president of The Council for Exceptional Children – NH.

Ann LaBrache, LICSW

Ms. LaBrache has extensive experience working in both residential and day treatment programs with children. She began private practice in 2002, and works with children, adolescents and young adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, attention issues, post-divorce struggles and school difficulties. For the past 3 years, Ms. LaBrache has been a field liaison with the University of New Hampshire in the Masters of Social work program, supervising the internship experience of students in their field placements.

Trina Arling, M.S., CCC/SLP
Speech and Language Pathologist

Ms. Arling has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders as well as a Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of New Hampshire. Trina is certified in the LIPS program and she is passionate about working with individuals of all ages with varying challenges and communication needs.

Gabrielle Mascali OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Ms. Mascali received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire. She is passionate about sensory integration and she is also one of the local area providers who is certified in the Therapeutic Listening program.

James Forrestall, LICSW; Forestall Counseling, LLC

Mr. Forrestall is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with social, behavioral, psychiatric, and developmental needs for over 14 years in both residential and private practice settings. He specializes in working with children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with developmental delays, learning disorders, behavioral difficulties, and /or autism spectrum disorders.

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