On Tuesday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m., Westerville Parent Council will host a unique workshop titled, Homework Challenges, Executive Function Skills and Supporting Students of ALL Ages. It will be presented by Christine Kotik, a local advocate for individuals with ADHD. The event will take place at the Westerville Public Library, which is located at 126 South State Street. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not needed.
?Homework challenges and understanding Executive Function skills are important topics for all families to grasp in order to provide positive support at home. Come learn in a supportive and engaging environment and leave with knowledge and strategies that you can immediately put into place at home to help any child with homework.
Through her work with children, parents, college students, and adults, Kotik is a passionate advocate for individuals with ADHD. As the mother of four children, an adult woman living with ADHD, a former educator at a school for children who learn differently, and now an ADHD coach, she is continually immersed in an ADHD world which allows her to deeply identify with those struggling to manage ADHD in their families. She has dedicated herself to broadening the reach of ADHD education and advocacy as the coordinator of Columbus, Ohio’s CHADD. Individuals with ADHD often struggle in the classroom, at home, with peers and even at work, so she helps them build skills and acquire strategies to improve time management, decrease procrastination, develop realistic views of a task or situation, and improve relationships. Kotik aids parents in understanding and supporting their children. Young adults and college students are empowered to make decisions, improve follow through, build strong relationships and develop accountability. She also assists adults in breaking through the barriers and moving towards living the life they’ve been wishing for. Learn more at http://www.chadd.org.