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Options after High School for Students with Learning Differences
Thu 27 October 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM HKT
Noted author, psychotherapist and educational consultant, Imy Wax, will be offering insights to families tackling, or preparing to tackle, the daunting experience of choosing a post-secondary option that best serves their child's specific needs. Imy's talk will cover the options available for students with learning differences, strategies for choosing among those options, and ways to make the transition go smoothly. Whether planning for continuing education, vocation opportunities or alternative paths, knowing your options is a crucial first step, and it is never too early to plan.
Preparing your child in the best way possible for the future is essential for gaining the confidence required to let go. Students must know the right questions to ask and know how to request help. They must have an understand their learning differences and be able to talk about who they are, how they learn and what support they will need.
More about Imy Wax:
Imy F. Wax,M.S. LCPC, CEP is a psychotherapist, Educational Consultant and author, currently in private family practice in the United States. She has worked with the adolescent population and their families for over 30 years. Imy Wax travels over 75,000 miles around the U.S. visiting traditional and non-traditional schools,programs, colleges and post secondary environments for young children, adolescents, young adults and adults. She believes that there should never be a "closed door" for a beloved family member. More information is available at: http://imywax.com/.
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Jadis Blurton Family Development Center
19/F Kennedy Town Center, 23 Belcher's Street
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island