Partnership for Awareness invites the community to engage with a panel of experts from the Center for Connection with the program, “Supporting Neurodivergent Youth” at the San Marino Community Center on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.
The event aims to foster a deeper understanding of neurodiversity, emphasizing the unique cognitive functioning in individuals and celebrating the diversity of skills, abilities and needs. The Center for Connection, guided by the lens of interpersonal neurobiology, seeks to empower individuals, parents and children by elucidating the dynamic interactions between the brain, mind and relationships.
The panelists from the Center for Connection include Hanna Bogen Novak, a licensed and board-certified Speech-language pathologist; Tami Millard, an educational therapist; Desiree Sasunian, a licensed speech-language pathologist with a certificate of clinical competence; and Kira Bender, a pediatric occupational therapist.
Partnership for Awareness and the Center for Connection welcomes parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and youth leaders to gain insights on embracing the uniqueness of neurodivergent youth. The program offers valuable information to guide their intelligence towards learning and social mastery.
Partnership for Awareness remains committed to fostering awareness, understanding and support for neurodivergent individuals, paving the way for a more inclusive and compassionate community.
For more information, visit partnershipforawareness.org. Questions for the panel can be submitted at forms.gle/xeJYJF3svGmAm66z6.
First published in the Nov. 17 issue of the San Marino Tribune