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Mindfulness Meditation and ADHD: How Does It Help?
Dr. Mark Bertin ADHD can affect quality of life in so many ways–increased stress levels, struggles at school and work, and challenges in personal relationships. New research has indicated that stress reduction techniques based on mindfulness meditation may provide long-lasting help by improving executive function and attention, reducing stress, promoting cognitive flexibility in problem solving, and fostering emotional well-being. Dr. Bertin is author of The Family ADHD Solution. Co–sponsored by the Jack and Shirley Silver Center for Special Needs. (more)REGISTER
adults > makom: meditation > meditation and mindfulness > reduce that stress
Thu, Oct 23
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Mindful Parenting for Special Needs Families
Dr. Mark Bertin Dedicating the time to take care of yourself as a parent by building your stress management skills profoundly benefits both you and your family. Mindfulness is an evidence- based technique that facilitates overall well-being, cognitive flexibility, and communication skills, and is a proactive way to address the effects of stress on yourself and your children. Dr. Mark Bertin is a board-certified developmental behavioral pediatrician. Co–sponsored by the Jack and Shirley Silver Center for Special Needs. (more)REGISTER
adults > makom: meditation > meditation and mindfulness > reduce that stress
Thu, Oct 30 - Dec 18
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7pm18 - 0weekly
2014 Special Needs School Fair
The JCC in Manhattan and YAI/NYL/LIFESTART partner to present the annual Special Needs School Fair. Representatives from preschools, elementary, middle, and high schools serving the New York City special needs community will be onsite to provide information and answers to your questions. School materials will be available. (more)REGISTER
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Wed, Nov 19
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5:30pm once
Chanukah Celebration (SN)
Join us to participate in fun and educational Chanukah activities in a special needs-friendly environment. We will have arts and crafts, food music and more. (more)REGISTER
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Sun, Dec 14
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11:30am once
Kulam Semester End Celebration
Join us for an enjoyable afternoon with new friends and classmates. This is a great opportunity to chat with other Kulam families as the semester winds down. If you are not enrolled in a Kulam class and want to join, please call 646.505.7529. (more)REGISTER
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Sun, Jan 11
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11:30am once
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