2022 Summit

Neurodiversity & Youth Substance Use: Impacts on Behavior and Learning

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

Kids Living Well hosted a learning opportunity for educators, counselors, social workers, mental health and healthcare professionals, families, and family partners on Thursday, November 10, 2022. Following are links to the presentations shared at the event.


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.   Cultivating Resilience and Engagement, JoEllen Goldsberry, 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 Presentation, Toolkit, Sarah McQueen, Cardea Services

4:00 p.m.    Adjourn