Smarty Alert: Workshop on Monday this week!
As the outreach component of The Fletcher School, The Rankin Institute’s community programs provide the resources and support families need to help students with learning differences reach their full potential – both in and outside the classroom.
Join us via Zoom for our upcoming, expert-led seminars covering a wide range of topics on learning differences. These presentations are open to all, but registration is required.
2021 Programs – Register Now
Do you have concerns about your preschool age child’s learning? How can you tell if their learning is “normal” for their age or if they are showing early signs of learning difficulties? Join us for a discussion, presented by Terri James, Ph.D., of early identification of learning issues in the preschool age (3-6yrs).
Risky Behaviors in Adolescents ($10)
When? Monday, March 22, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT
This overview presentation will focus on three key areas of concern for adolescents: technology, substance use, and depression/suicide. This workshop will provide information related to historical trends, current incidence, warning signs, and intervention. Presenters: Brandyn Street, Ph.D. and Devon Redmond, Ph.D. of Child and Family Development.
This presentation will address the ramifications of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents and will provide easy to use suggestions and treatment options. Presenter: Heather Dyer, Ph.D.
About the Rankin Institute:
The Rankin Institute was created in 2004 as the outreach component of The Fletcher School to provide education and resources to teachers, professionals, and parents beyond those directly involved with the academic programs at The Fletcher School. The Institute improves the quality of services and educational experiences of students with learning differences by training teachers and other professionals in the latest methodology and practices. It supports families by providing education and practical techniques for understanding and parenting their children with learning differences.
The Rankin Institute offers a variety of seminars to parents and professionals. It is regarded as a valuable resource by many in the community. With thousands of people educated by The Rankin Institute, the number of struggling children who are being helped is increasing exponentially.
The Fletcher School
8500 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270