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Live expert chat: Activities for Developing Your Child's Executive Functioning Skills
June 2018

Expert
Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.

Senior Director, Learning Resources & Research, National Center for Learning Disabilities

Mon Jul 23 at 12:00pm ET

Many kids with learning and attention issues struggle with executive functioning. But the good news is that you can build these skills with a variety of strategies, games and activities. Join Sheldon Horowitz, Ed.D., Understood’s in-house advisor, to learn about the key skills involved in executive function and how you can boost your child’s executive functioning skills.

No registration is needed—simply go to live.understood.org at the time of the chat, and RSVP below.

https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/experts-live-chats-webinars/2018/july/23/activities-for-developing-your-childs-executive-functioning-skills

Great article on assistive technology apps!
June 2018

Take a look at these eight new apps that have come out in the last year. In general, they’re appropriate for kids in grade school and up. (Keep in mind that many new apps are only available on iOS at first. They often come out with an Android version later.)

https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/blogs/expert-corner/2018/03/29/8-new-apps-i-recommend-for-kids-with-learning-and-attention-issues?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg

Summer program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & other programs!
May 2018

F.L.O.C.K
Level l: 6 - 10 yrs
Level ll: 11 - 15 yrs
A two-week Summer socialization therapy program held at Chico State University. The goal is to help children and teens with Autism find social success. Feeling Like One Common Kid offers a structured and supportive environment where participants talk freely without feeling any discrimination, and make potentially lifelong friends.

Since 1993, Little Red Hen has established quality programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the Chico area to learn and grow through unique and exciting activities. Little Red Hen's Lifespan is the home for Little Red Hen's many children, teen, and young adult programs.

Little Red Hen trains participants to develop healthy social and community skills needed under the guidance of trained and caring instructors in a safe and clean environment. Located at 2418 Cohasset Rd Suite 150, behind Cathy's Sew and Vac.

https://www.littleredhen.org/pages/lifespan-center

Parenting Coach Tool
April 2018

Simple solutions to your child's most challenging behaviors... brought to you by Understood.org.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/162df53bc45b54e3

Intervention Central!
April 2018

Have you explored this amazing resource?
Intervention Central provides resources for teachers/parents to support positive behavior in students as well as support in academics. There are videos, articles, workshops, etc. Check it out!

http://www.interventioncentral.org/

Butte County Library - KIDS
April 2018

Included in this website:

Programs & Events
Homework
Books! Books! Books!
Helpful links
Just for Fun!
Links to educational games and online books

https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/Kids.aspx

RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES
April 2018

Butte County is a great place to raise kids. Our resources for children and families can help you find local events, services for new mothers, nutrition information and more.

http://www.helpcentral.org/resources-for-children-families/

Helping Your Child with ADHD Manage Screen Time
April 2018

ADHD can affect how kids use technology. Join Jodi Gold, M.D., child and adolescent psychiatrist, to learn practical tips for helping your child manage screen time.

No registration is needed—simply go to live.understood.org at the time of the chat, and RSVP.
Follow the link provided:

https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/experts-live-chats-webinars/2018/april/16/helping-your-child-with-adhd-manage-screen-time?cm_ven=ExactTarget&cm_cat=041018_EnglishNewsletter&cm_pla=All+Subscribers&cm_ite=https%3a%2f%2fwww.unde

Have you seen this amazing website for parents?
April 2018

Understood.org is a website created for parents looking for resources, articles, webinars, etc., with topics ranging from learning disabilities to gifted and talented education and everything in between!

https://www.understood.org/en

 

Consolidated list of attractions and events throughout Butte County

101thingstodo.net
101 Things to do in the Butte County Area
Experience Butte County
Historical, cultural and outdoors activities abound in our county
Chico Area
Chico Chamber of Commerce ideas
Oroville Area
City of Oroville ideas
Red Bluff Area
Red Bluff Chamber of Commerce ideas
Gridley Area
Gridley Chamber of Commerce ideas