2022 Summit

Neurodiversity & Youth Substance Use: Impacts on Behavior and Learning

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ACC Riverside Auditorium, 1020 Grove Blvd., Bldg. G

Kids Living Well is hosting a learning opportunity for educators, counselors, social workers, mental health and health care professionals, families, and family partners on Thursday, November 10, 2022. The full-day event will be held at the ACC Riverside Campus Auditorium, 1020 Grove Blvd., Building G.  Participants may earn up to 6 CEUs. A light breakfast and lunch will be available. The event is FREE!


8:00 a.m.    Registration, light breakfast

8:30 a.m.    Welcome

9:00 a.m.    Neurodiversity – impact on behavior and learning, Dr. Mariel Smith-Cannady, Texas Child Study Center DCMC

10:00 a.m.  Practical ways to integrate neurodiverse students into learning and social environments, Calvin Kelly, Dr. Calvin Kelly & Associates

11:00 a.m.   Racial disproportionality in ODD and CD diagnoses and what we can do about it, Stacy Spencer, Integral Care

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

12:15 p.m.   Youth panel

1:00 p.m.   Youth Substance Use – Trends and Concerns, Laura Stevens, LPC, Amplify Clinic, ACC Eastview Campus

2:00 p.m.    Autonomous but Not Alone: Navigating Students Through Drug-Related Risk Workshop, Sarah McQueen, Cardea Services

4:00 p.m.    Adjourn