As part of our community education efforts, Dr. Lisa Konick hosts an "Ask An Expert" Parent Education Series through Facebook Live and community presentations to address timely parenting topics. Dr. Konick is joined by experts in the fields of psychology, education, vocational support, law, and child behavior to provide tips and resources to help parents understand and support their kids. See the upcoming schedule and view past videos below.
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Dr. Lisa Konick joins Dana Michelle of Dana Being Dana on NCTV 17
How Are Teens Really Doing? On this Dana Being Dana, Dana Michelle is joined by Dr. Lisa Konick of Konick and Associates, Adi Rubio of the Alive Center, and a panel of teens, to explore that important question. The pandemic impacted kids in a very unique way. In addition to navigating the loss of in-school learning and social activities, children found themselves at the mercy of their home situations. Click to watch the episode.
Understanding Your Child's Anxiety and What to do About It
Dr. Lisa Konick, Founder of Konick and Associates, partners with Grit2 on an educational presentation to assist parents recognize and address anxiety in their kids.
Dr. Terry McCormick discusses the importance of co-parenting and the long term impact on children when parental tensions persist following divorce.
The Path to College for Individuals with Autism
Dr. Lisa Konick meets with Brianne Jonathan, Director of the Autism Initiative at Aurora University, to discuss their Pathways Program for students with autistic spectrum disorders.
Recognizing the Warning Signs of Risk in Teens
My Life with Autism: Thriving in a Neurotypical World
Dr. Konick met with Nina, a neurodiverse young adult with ASD. Nina offers her personal insights and advice on supporting individuals with ASD as they move towards independence in the personal, educational, and vocational arenas. She discusses the impact of anxiety and sensory processing challenges in various settings and tips on how to manage these areas of difficulty.
Autism Awareness Series
Educational Supports from Early Childhood through College+
Dr. Konick hosts a panel of educational experts to discuss educational supports and programming ranging from childhoold through college and beyond. This panel features specialists in educational advocacy, therapeutic and speciality schools, and specialized post-high school and college programming. They offer input on special education plans (IEPs/504s) and what to expect in a transition plan.
Multi-disciplinary Therapeutic Supports for Individuals with Autism
Dr. Konick meets with an expert panel to discuss the various types of therapies available for individuals with ASD. We provide an overiew of the benefits and goals of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), speech, occupational and physical therapies at various points across the life span to support development. Dr. Konick also discusses the benefits of psychotherapy, group therapy and parent coaching to support individuals with ASD and their families.