The Athena Academy Speaker Series brings together nationally respected authors, researchers and other experts in the exceptional child development field with parents, educators and professionals in the Bay Area.

All events are open to the public.


February 27, 2018

Help!  My Child Won't Write!

Are your conversations with your child so profound that you want to record them; yet, when asked to write, all that intelligence seems to evaporate? You are not alone.

Speaker: Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.

Founder and Director of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development, and its subsidiaries, Gifted Development Center (GDC) and Visual-Spatial Resource in Denver, Colorado

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Eventbrite - Help! My Child Won't Write!
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October 10, 2017 - EVENT CLOSED

Anxiety, ADHD and Reading Disorders - How They Interconnect and How to Help

Reading Disorders frequently occur with disorders such as ADHD and anxiety disorders. This presentation will describe this co-occurrence, how this may affect the progress of the student and how these associated disorders are recognized and treated.

Speaker: Robert L. Hendren, D.O.

Professor of Psychiatry

UCSF Department of Psychiatry & Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Eventbrite - Anxiety, ADHD and Reading Disorders - How They Interconnect and How to Help

Athena Academy is a member school of Common Ground.  The Common Ground Speaker Series presents distinguished speakers in education, parenting and health at venues on the San Francisco Peninsula.

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