Teens

TEENS

PRESENTATIONS

Encouraging Your Teenagers to Find Their Own Paths:
A Roadmap for Choosing a College, a Career, or Something Different

Rick Fiery, MS, MBA

VIDEO

Materials: Find Your Path (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

Drinking, Smoking, Vaping:
Trends in Teen Use and
What Parents Can Do

Elizabeth Driscoll Jorgensen, CADC

Sponsored by Wilton Youth Council in partnership with Wilton Library and SPED*NET Wilton

Healthy Connections:
An Inside Scoop on Adolescents and Addiction

Anthony Nave, LCSW

The Sex Talk:
Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Jessica Feighan

The Art of Hanging Out:
Understanding the Skills Teens Need to Plan and Host a Hang Out

Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA

VIDEO

Materials: The Art of Hanging Out (PDF Format)

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Susan Chandler

Allison Tables

Executive Function Skills:
How Can We Help Our Children in Middle and High School?

Allison Tables, MA, NCC, LPC
Susan Chandler

VIDEO

Materials: EF Skills (Secondary School) (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS

How to Help Your Middle- and High-Schooler Develop Organizational Skills for Distance Learning and for Life

Mary Murphy, PhD

ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

by Gail Schwartz, MS, MSW, with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Guiding your adolescent toward adulthood starts with a dose of commonsense, coupled with clear expectations, and mutual respect. Most of all it involves not getting dragged into the drama that defines those tumultuous years.

ARTICLE

by Gail Schwartz, MS, MSW, with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

The teen years are notorious for being challenging. They are marked by confusion and uncertainty, which helps explain why teens often make life difficult for those around them, and themselves. Add learning disabilities or attention issues to the mix, and the challenges may be even more difficult to manage.

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