Anaphylaxis: Severe Allergic Reactions and What You Can Do About Them
Monday, September 19, 6:45 p.m. FREE - No registration required.
Speaker: Allergist John Saryan, MD, Chair of the Dept of Allergy and Immunology at Lahey Hospital
Held at Children's Hospital/Beth Israel Medical Care Center, 482 Bedford St., Lexington
Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis: What You Need to Know Now
Tuesday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. FREE - No registration required.
Speaker: Allergist Curt Moody, M.D.
Held at Newton-Wellesley Hospital (Bowles Conf. Center Rm 1), 2014 Washington St. (Rte 16), Newton
The Science of Sleep
Wednesday, September 21, 7:00-8:30 p.m. FREE - No registration required
Speaker: Kirsty Kerin, Ph.D., scientist in the field of sleep medicine, fatigue management and circadian rhythm biology.
Held at Acton-Boxborough Regional H.S. Auditorium, 36 Charter Road, Acton
Managing ADHD to Increase Focus and Productivity
Wednesday, September 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m. FREE - No registration required
Speaker: Brendan Mahan, M.Ed, MS, ADHD/Executive Function Consultant and veteran educator
Held at Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford Center
Autism Insurance: What Parents Need to Know
Speaker: Amy Weinstock, Director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center
Held at The Lurie Center, 1 Maguire Rd., Lexington
Exercise & Outdoors: A Key to Helping Our Kids Build Emotional Resilience and Optimizing their Learning Capacity
Thursday, September 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE - Registration required:
Speaker: John J. Ratey, M.D., Assoc. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of "Go Wild" and "Spark-The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain"
Held at Oak Meadow School, 2 Old Pickard Lane, Littleton.
Managing Your Kid's Behavioral Health
Saturday, September 24, 9:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE - Preregistration required: 866-644-7792
Speaker: Mass. General Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatry Academy Clinicians
Held at Mass. General Starr Center Auditorium, 185 Cambridge St., 2nd Floor, Boston
Red Line Charles/Mass General Station transportation is highly encouraged. Complimentary coffee, tea and lunch will be served during which "Lunch Table Talks" with expert faculty will take place. Check-in begins at 9:00.
This program is exclusively for patients, family and friends.
We've Got Issues: Children & Parents in the Age of Medication
Speaker: Judith Warner, author of "Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety" and "We've Got Issues", will discuss her change of thinking about family mental health and is looking forward to a question and answer session after the presentation.
Held at Janeway Auditorium at the Perkins School, 971 Main St., Lancaster
Keeping Kids Safe: Presented in Simplified Chinese
Saturday, September 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m. FREE - registration required by Sept. 26 firstname.lastname@example.org
Speakers: Kaiyan Jew and Anne Zhang thru Childrens Trust, Boston
Held at Acton Memorial Library, 486 Main Street, Acton. Appropriate for parents of children age 0-10. Topics include family safety rules, selecting a babysitter, concerning behavior in other adults, resources.
Ways to Help Your Family Be Healthier and More Resilient
Wednesdays, September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE
Speaker: Partricia Marquis, LICSW
Held in Concord. Registration required: Email
and type "Resilient Families" in the subject line. Include the ages of your children, your complete address and your phone #.