Parenting a Child with a Visual Impairment Workshop
March 9, 2017
Learn about the common stages parents experience while adapting to raising a child with visual impairments and special needs. We will provide strategies and tools to assist you and your family.
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Location: Lighthouse Guild Auditorium, 15 West 65 Street, NY, NY 10023
Refreshments: 9:30 – 10 am
Conference: 10 – 12 pm
Sponsored by Lighthouse Guild
Presenter: Sheila Adamo, LCSW, CADC
Ms. Adamo facilitates Mothers’ Workshops, discussion groups and teleconferences for parents of children with visual impairments and special needs. Ms. Adamo has also worked with many different populations in the mental health field. Her passion is working with parents to help them find the tools they need to be stronger, happier and healthier individuals and parents.
The following topics will be discussed:
- How to balance your personal relationships
- Coping skills for parents
- Family dynamics and common issues
- Tips on becoming an advocate for you and your child