Special Kids/Special Families is an excellent parent's group that presents free monthly presentations, although they ask for voluntary contributions to defray expenses, at the JCYS in Buffalo Grove (address below) including this presentation from Dr. Michael Frey:
Dr. Michael Frey of Comprehensive Psychological Services will discuss, "Emotional Regulation: Helping Your Special Needs Child Cope with Frustration and Disappointment" on Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Dr. Frey will help you to understand the negative emotional states that affect children, how to respond to these challenging situations, and how to encourage your child to take positive advantage of these opportunities to learn coping skills.
Dr. Michael Frey completed his graduate training at DePaul University in Clinical Child Psychology and his internship at Rush-Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago. Currently in private practice in Arlington Heights, IL, Dr. Frey's areas of interest include Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit and Learning Disorders, Tourette’s Syndrome, childhood behavioral problems, traumatic brain injury, and chronic illness.
Special Kids/Special Families is a support group for parents of children with special needs. We meet at the at The JCYS Northwest Family Center, 1700 Weiland Road, Buffalo Grove from 7 to 9:00 p.m. Please note that this meeting is a Tuesday evening, not a Wednesday. For more information or to register for the meeting, please call Susan Bauer, 847-913-1978 or Marilyn Green-Rebnord, 847-821-7740.