LECTURE: The Impact of Learning Disabilities on the Family

Rick Lavoie expert in the field of learning disabilities, educator and author presents, “On the Waterbed: The Impact of Learning Disabilities on the Family” Thursday, March 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Eagle Hill Southport School, 214 Main Street, Southport.

Lavoie makes the analogy: “A family of five is akin to five people lying side-by-side on a waterbed…when one person moves, everyone feels the ripple. The same principle exists in families. When one family member is struggling, the entire family feels the impact.”

This seminar will discuss the various ways that families are effected by the child with special needs with particular emphasis on the impact on marital communication.

Among the other topics to be covered:

  • Fairness
  • Sibling Issues
  • Social Skills
  • Home/School Communication

Guests must register through Eventbrite.com, search EHSS Community Lectures. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Information: eaglehillsouthport.org

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