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Get the resources and support you need to help your child thrive. Join ParentMap in Seattle for our Every Child Summit, focusing on children with learning differences and special needs. New this year, the event will feature three expert lectures covering autism advocacy, pediatric anxiety and ADHD, as well as a FREE resource fair for families.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
University of Washington, Husky Union Building, Seattle
- Free Resource Fair
5 - 8 p.m.
- Lecture 1: Autism Advocacy with Arzu Forough
President/CEO of Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy
View a copy of the PowerPoint slides here.
- Lecture 2: Pediatric Anxiety with Dr. Ashley Moss
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Psychology at Seattle Children's Hospital
- Lecture 3: The 5 Principles of Parenting a Child with ADHD with Erin Schoenfelder Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Attending Psychologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital
View a copy of the PowerPoint slides here.
Get your questions answered! Following each lecture will be an interactive Q&A with the speaker.
Paid ticket is required to attend the lectures. Purchase now and save $5 off the door price!
FREE Resource Fair
Prior, during and in-between the lectures, join us at our FREE Every Child Resource Fair! Meet face-to-face with dozens of local experts and organizations who focus on the many categories of atypical learners.
Although the resource fair is free to all, we would appreciate your taking a moment to RSVP to help in our planning.
GIVEAWAY: The first 150 guests to RSVP will be entered to win a pair of tickets to see VOLTA from Cirque du Soleil at Marymoor Park! Three winners will be selected and notified via email prior to the event.
Plus, the first 100 attendees to visit the resource fair will receive a complimentary Pacific Science Center pass (one pass per family).
Learn More About our Speakers
Autism Advocacy with Arzu Forough
Ms. Forough brings over 20 years of experience in training and development to her position, including leadership development, government relations and non-profit management. In 2007 she founded Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy, developed the “Autism IEP supplement: Best Practice Guidelines for educating students with autism” Arzu designs, implements and manages local, statewide and national projects as well as provides technical assistance to agencies, providers and families on current insurance, education and social service practices and strategies.
Pediatric Anxiety with Dr. Ashley Moss
Dr. Ashley Moss is a Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at Seattle Children’s Hospital with the Psychosocial Oncology Team in the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. She has a special interest in treating mood and anxiety disorders and has co-lead multiple anxiety and selective mutism groups for children and adolescents throughout Postdoctoral Fellowship. Dr. Moss presents regularly at national conferences, has taught undergraduate psychology courses, and has been an invited speak for local and national community groups and interdisciplinary medical teams.
ADHD with Erin Schoenfelder Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Erin Schoenfelder Gonzalez, Ph.D., is an Attending Psychologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital specializing in ADHD and disruptive behaviors. As Director of Behavioral Treatment in the Program to Enhance Attention Regulation and Learning (PEARL Clinic), she provides evaluations and treatment groups for parents, children, and teenagers with challenges related to attention and behavior. Her research focuses on improving physical exercise and health behaviors for youth with ADHD.
Resource Fair Participants and Sponsors
- Arrowsmith Program at Heritage Christian Academy
- Beautiful Autism
- Casey's Clubhouse
- Core Clinical Research
- Eaton Arrowsmith Academy
- Fusion Academy
- Hamlin Robinson
- Imagine Behavioral and Developmental Services
- Lehman Learning Solutions
- Morningside Academy
- Ryther's Aspiring Youth Program
- Seattle Children's Hospital
- Smith Brothers Farms
- The Medical Center -Counseling at PRO Sports Club
- Tree of Life Chiropractic
- Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy
Thanks to our event sponsors!
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