Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities provides information, support and inspiration to parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, while also educating the public about the remarkable gifts and talents of these kids.

Our comprehensive, award-winning website and blog, free e-newsletter and regional educational programs empower parents to become effective advocates for their children. Smart Kids also emphasizes the importance of nurturing a childs interests and strengths, and works to dispel the stigma and misconceptions about learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.

Upcoming Events

September 25, 2018
How Parents Can Help by Not Helping Too Much: A DBT Perspective
by Dr. Melville M. Francis

This presentation will introduce Dialectical Behavior Therapy and address how parents of children with learning challenges can be supportive without over-accommodating.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30
Place: Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Rd. E., Westport, CT
Sponsored by: Westport Library and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities – Westport Chapter
Registration: http://dbtperspective.eventbrite.com


October 21, 2018
Smart Walk for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

Details to come!

Time
: 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Place: Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT


November 17, 2018
Rising to the Challenge: 2nd Annual Parenting Conference

Details to come!

Time:
8:30am – 12:30pm
Place: Winston Preparatory School, 57 West Rocks, Norwalk, CT


April 27, 2019
Annual Gala

Details to come!