Date(s) - Tuesday, April 21, 2020
10:30 am EDT - 11:30 am EDT
Is your child struggling with E-Learning? Is your child getting the support services needed to meet his or her IEP goals? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in a variety of unprecedented and unpredictable ways. Our children and schools have taken on an enormous shift in teaching and delivery of instruction and services. Many parents are finding that remote learning can be especially hard for kids with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges.
Join Randi and Christine as they share suggestions about how to effectively advocate for your child and collaborate with your school district during this stressful time.
Randi Silverman is the Executive Director of The Youth Mental Health Project and the screenwriter and producer of the multi-award winning film, NO LETTING GO. As one of the nation’s leading voices on the topic of youth mental health, Randi frequently travels the country to speak about the importance of understanding the mental health needs of children, teens, and young adults and to facilitate community conversations after screenings of NO LETTING GO. With a focus on increasing awareness and changing the narrative about mental health, particularly as it relates to youth, Randi and her team at The Youth Mental Health Project have created educational materials and programs to empower, educate, and support families and communities around the important issues related to the mental health of youth. Randi is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.