Neuropsychological evaluations are now available on Saturdays!

NESCA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists.

Seminars, Workshops & Events

Preventing Failure to Launch: How to Prepare your Teen for Life after High School

Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway,
Derry, NH 03038

Presenter: Dina Karlon, M.A.

To learn more about this event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/341633203158930/

To register for this event, email jhauser@nesca-newton.com

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Stressed Out Students: Understanding the Impact of Anxiety on Motivation and Learning

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Cocktails at 6PM, Speaker at 7PM)

Location: Windham Woods School, 39 Roulston Road, Windham, NH

Presenter: Angela Currie, Ph.D.

To register for this event, email register@windhamwoods.org

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Residential Lifesharing: Plan for Your Child’s Meaningful Future

Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: NESCA – Overflow Space, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458

Presenters: Bob & Ginny Swain of High Spirit Community Farm

To learn more about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/300052043990940/

To register, email aberger@nesca-newton.com

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Intimacy, Dating and Sexuality on the Autism Spectrum

Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Location: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA  02462

***CONFERENCE IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR LIVESTREAMING***

Presenters: Dr Isabelle Hénault, M.A. Sexology, Ph.D. Psychology and Karen Lean

To register for this event, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aane-spring-conference-intimacy-dating-and-sexuality-tickets

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Stressed Out Students: Understanding the Impact of Anxiety on Motivation and Learning

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Cocktails at 6PM, Speaker at 7PM)

Location: Windham Woods School, 39 Roulston Road, Windham, NH

Presenter: Angela Currie, Ph.D.

To register for this event, email register@windhamwoods.org

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Residential Lifesharing: Plan for Your Child’s Meaningful Future

Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: NESCA – Overflow Space, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458

Presenters: Bob & Ginny Swain of High Spirit Community Farm

To learn more about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/300052043990940/

To register, email aberger@nesca-newton.com

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Intimacy, Dating and Sexuality on the Autism Spectrum

Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Location: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA  02462

***CONFERENCE IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR LIVESTREAMING***

Presenters: Dr Isabelle Hénault, M.A. Sexology, Ph.D. Psychology and Karen Lean

To register for this event, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aane-spring-conference-intimacy-dating-and-sexuality-tickets

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Past Seminars, Workshops & Events

Assessing Social Skill Challenges in Kids: Autism, Anxiety, Trauma

Renee Marchant, Psy.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Understanding Executive Function and the Impact of Self-Regulation on Learning

Angela Currie, Ph.D., Pediatrict Neuropsychologist

February

Anxiety in Relation to Learning/Developmental Disabilities and How to Address in the IEP

Erin Gibbons, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist

January

Professional Development: Supporting Individuals with Autism, a Follow-Up Workshop

Kathleen Pignone, M.Ed., CRC, Transition Specialist

December

Decoding the Neuropsychological Evaluation

Nancy Roosa, Psy.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist

November

Professional Development: Autism 101

Kathleen Pignone, M.Ed., CRC, Transition Specialist

October

Webinar: Evaluating Children Under Age 5

Erin Gibbons, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist

September

Webinar: Community Supports for Effective Transition Planning

Kelley Challen, EdM, CAS, NESCA Director of Transition Services

May

Late, Lost, and Anxious! – Technology to Support Executive Function

Dr. Angela Currie, Ph.D., NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Heather Gray, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP, Gray Consulting and Therapy

Jennifer Stylianos, M.S., OTR/L, Gray Consulting and Therapy

May

Understanding School Anxiety and School Refusal

Ryan Ruth Conway, Psy.D.,  NESCA Clinical Psychologist

May

Modern Parenting: Helping Tweens and Teens Navigate Social Media

Kelley Challen, EdM, CAS, NESCA Director of Transition Services

Jacquelyn M. Reinert, Psy.D., LMHC, NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

May

Stories of Motherhood – Making visible the precious invisible work of motherhood

True Story Theater

May

Smooth Transition Planning for Your Child with Special Needs – What happens after high school?

Kathleen Pignone MEd, CRC, Transition Specialist, NESCA

April

Providing Feedback to Parents, Even When They Don’t Want It

Ann Helmus, Ph.D., NESCA Director and Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Using Passion to Fuel Learning in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Ann Helmus, Ph.D., NESCA Director and Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Overcoming the Blank Stare: Supporting Students with Writing Anxiety.

Ann Helmus, Ph.D., NESCA Director and Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Stressed-Out Students: A workshop on Undersatanding the Impact of Anxiety on Motivation and Learning.

Dr. Angela Currie, Pediatric Neuropsychologist at NESCA

March

Early Identification of Struggling Readers

Alissa Talamo, Ph.D., NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Transition Assessment: When, What, & How

Kelley Challen, EdM, CAS, Director of Transition Services and Kathleen Pignone MEd, CRC, Transition Specialist, NESCA

March

Neuropsychological Assessments of Students with Complex Trauma: Helping Developing Brains Get Back on Track

Stephanie Monaghan-Blout, Psy.D., NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychologist

March

Transition Assessment and IEP Development: What, When, and How?

Kelley Challen, EdM, CAS, NESCA Director of Transition Services

February

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Trans Intersectionality

Jacquelyn M. Reinert, Psy.D., LMHC, NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

February

Enhancing Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Jacquelyn M. Reinert, Psy.D., LMHC, NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

February

Translating Neuropsychological Evaluations into Functional Appropriately Ambitious IEPs

Jennie H. DunKley, Special Education Consultant and Owner of JDK Communications
Stephanie Monaghan-Blout, Psy.D., NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychologist

December

Parent-Child Group Therapy

Dr. Ryan Conway

December

Affinity Method Consultation for Enhanced Treatment of Children with ASD

Rebecca Girard, LICSW, CAS

December

Transitioning to College with Autism: Practical Strategies for Successfully Managing the Process

Kelley Challen, Ed.M., CAS, NESCA Director of Transition Services

December

School Anxiety, School Phobia, and School Refusal

Dr. Ryan Ruth Conway

December

Neuropsychological Evaluations: Interpreting and Understanding

Dr. Ryan Ruth Conway

December

NESCA Workshop: School Refusal and the Back to School (BTS) Program

Dr. Ryan Ruth Conway

November

Life Outside of the House for Teens and Young Adults

Kathleen Pignone, M.Ed., CRC, NESCA Transition Specialist

November

Ensuring Appropriately Ambitious IEPS: Translating Neuropsychological Evaluations into Function

Jennie H. DunKley, Special Education Consultant and Owner of JDK Communications
Stephanie Monaghan-Blout, Psy.D., NESCA Pediatric Neuropsychologist

November

NESCA Workshop: School Refusal and the Back to School (BTS) Program

Nancy Roosa, Psy.D., NESCA Senior Neuropsychologist

November

Transition Workshop: Forget Failure to Launch! How to Support Your Teen or Young Adult in Getting Off the Couch and Involved in Live Outside the House

Kathleen Pignone, M.Ed. CRC

October

Fostering a Positive Parent-Child Relationship: The First Step in Behavior Management

Dr. Ryan Ruth Conway

October

Diagnosis of Students with Autism

Nancy Roosa, Psy.D.

October

Ron Suskind and The Affinity Project

Rebecca Girard, LICSW, CAS

October

Stressed-Out Teens: Understanding the Impact of Anxiety on Learning

Angela Currie, Ph.D.

October

Best Practices for Diagnosis and Education of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Nancy Roosa, Psy.D.

October

Strategies for the Management of Anxiety and Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom

Dr. Elizabeth Lops, Ph.D.

May

How to Conduct Parent Feedback During Parent/Teacher Conferences

Dr. Elizabeth Lops, Ph.D.

May

Transition Basics: The Why, Where, and How of Transition Planning

Kelley Challen, Ed.M., C.A.S.

May

Strategies and Practices for Children and Adolescents, and the Adults Who Support Them

Ann-Noelle McCowan, M.S.

May

Demystifying Neuropsychological Assessments

Dr. Elizabeth Lops, Ph.D.

March

Hiding in Plain Sight: Shining Light on Women with Asperger/Autism Profiles

Sponsored by NESCA

March

Assistive Technology: Leveling the Field for Dyslexic Students

Courtney Rose Dykeman-Bermingham

March

Understanding Your Developing Reader: How to Identify and Address Reading Challenges in Children

Angela Currie, PH.D.

March

Smart Kid. Can’t Read.

Dr. Alissa Talamo, Ph.D.

January

“I can’t think when I’m stressed!” Understanding the Impact of Anxiety on Self-Regulation, Learning, and Daily Living, and How to Help Students Succeed

Angela Currie, PH.D.

November

Stressed Out Students: How to Identify and Manage Anxiety in Kids and Teens

Angela Currie, PH.D.

November

Be The Parent You Want To Be: A New Way of Parenting Kids

Angela Currie, PH.D.

November

Executive Function Assistive Technology Applications: Your Phone As Your Frontal Lobe

Courtney Rose Dykeman-Bermingham, Transition Services Provider

October

The Impact of Anxiety and Self-Regulation on Learning and Behavior: Understanding the “Unmotivated” Student

Angela Currie, PH.D.

October

Anxiety and Homework: Helping Your Child Shift From Undone to Done

Nancy Roosa, Psy.D.

October

Let’s Make Sense of the Neuropsychological Evaluation

Reva Tankle, Ph.D.

September