SHBE is our provincial representative and advocate. One area of focus has been the distinct challenges that parents face when it comes to intensive needs. This mini-convention is designed to connect families with each other and with other parents and professionals who can help.
In addition to this mini-convention, the annual SHBE convention will be held in Regina at Evraz Queensbury Convention Centre February 24 and 25. 2017.
Saskatchewan Home Based Educators presents:
Parenting Children with Special Needs
A workshop for parents, teachers, caregivers, families and all those who love a child who needs your special attention and advocacy to learn and thrive.
Join with others to share your experiences, learn new skills, and build a support network of like-minded people.
Southside Pentecostal Assembly – 41 Birchwood Road, Regina
Fri. October 21 (7 – 9 pm) and Sat. October 22 (8:30 am – 4 pm)
Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee breaks are provided.
$45 SHBE Members / $75 non members
For more information www.shbe.info
To Register, please e-mail Charles Audette
Registration deadline Oct. 20.
Presenter – Kim Skidmore
Kim Skidmore is an experienced workshop presenter who has worked with the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association and with children with FASD. She is the proud Mom of 17 children, ages 4-41, who have joined the family via birth, adoption, foster care and guardianship orders (PSI). The majority of Kim’s children have special needs. Kim is a strong advocate for her children and firmly believes parenting should be less stressful and more fun – not only for the parents but for the children as well.
Session 1: Friday 7:00 pm
Meet Kim and Her Family
Kim will introduce her family and share some of her experiences as the Mom of many children with special needs.
This will be an interactive session with participants sharing some of their parenting experiences.
Session 2: Saturday 8:30-10:00
Challenging Behaviours…Now What Do I Do?
Parenting children with challenging behaviours can leave even the most seasoned parents frustrated and exhausted. Kim will address a range of behaviours from toilet training to lying and share strategies she has used that helped her children (and her) maintain their dignity.
Session 3: 10:30-12:00
Strategies That Have Worked For Me
From placemats to transitional objects Kim will share strategies she uses with her children to guide them towards many successes each and every day.
Session 4: Saturday 1:30-3:00
The Importance of Now
Kim will wrap up her sessions with a summary of what 41 years of parenting has taught her.
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