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Let's focus on your child, 
not the diagnosis.

Discover How To Shift Your Thinking...

From Shame To Hope,

From Learning Disability To Learning Differently. 

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SHIFT YOUR THINKING LIVE SUMMIT

is a one-day Transformative Event.

 
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WHY ATTEND SHIFT YOUR THINKING LIVE summit?

  • A judgement-free environment.  

  • A safe place to connect & learn.

  • Families, advocates, & experts openly sharing their experiences.   

  • Share Challenges & hope stories that includes real practical tools to easily incorporate into your daily family life.

  • Discover what works & what doesn’t. 

  • Meet & Connect with Elite Experts and Top Researchers with a passion to help children reach their full potential with a focus on learning differences.

  • A unique experience that allows opening the doors to the inside world of learning differently.

  • Gain hope, confidence, capabilities, and direction on how to best support your child's learning in a way that is powerful for them. 

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IMAGINE THIS

  • You enter a room that is full of hope and inspiration when it comes to you as a parent and your child that learns differently. 

  • You have a space that allows you to talk about your concerns without shame or guilt. 

  • You get insights into the world of learning differently with the focus on 'abilities' and 'possibilites' 

  • You get to learn about various strategies and approaches which allow you to feel empowered so you can offer this to your child.

  • You learn about supporting all areas of your child - not just learning. 

You are investing in your child and you, the parent. When you look for ways to understand and support your child’s development, it’s an investment that will keep on giving.
— Susan Schenk
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YOU'LL LEAVE SYT LIVE SUMMIT KNOWING HOW TO:

  • Address the dread that your child is dealing with right now
  • Understanding why compassion is so important and even more important than self esteem
  • Take a look at exercise and how it helps with not just physical health but mental health as well 
  • You will learn about the 2nd brain and how it impacts your child
  • You will learn why technology is so powerful and why it's a great support for your child and their learning abilities 

Reserve Your Seat Right Away at the

Low Price of Just 137 CAD

 
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SYT SUMMIT IS FOR YOU IF:

  • You want to know how to best support your child
  • You want to address all areas of your child's wellbeing while getting the support YOU need as a parent
  • You want to empower yourself and your child to help them see all of their abilities without waiting on others 
  • You want to empower yourself and your child to help them see all of their abilities without waiting on others 
  • You are a professional that wants to learn more about learning differences.

Reserve Your Seat Right Away at the

Low Price of Just 137 CAD

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LIVE SUMMIT  

 

 

We are heading into our third Summit!  We are not just a little excited about this Summit - we are over the moon.  Top researchers with a passion to help children reach their full potential with a focus on learning differences. 

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DR KRISTEN NEFF

DR. KELLY ARBOR NICITOPOULOS

DR. IRINA MATVEIKOVA

 

SUSAN SCHENK

SPERRY BILYEA

 
 
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ONLINE EXPERTS & INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKERS

 

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SARAH ROSENSWEET

ERIN KOERSELMAN

DEBBIE REBER

ASHER BASDEN

JONATHoN SCOTT

MICHELLE LEROY

LORIAN PHILIPPS

TODD & CATHY ADAMS

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REGISTRATION, COFFEE & CONNECT

9:15AM - 10:00AM

Saturday morning. We can't wait to meet you.  This is where our community starts!

Come meet us, register, and connect with others.  There will be coffee, tea, water and snacks waiting for you when you arrive.  You want to be ready for this awesome day.  


WELCOME

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

SPERRY BILYEA

Sperry will set the stage for the day, share SYT updates, logistics  and how the day will proceed


WHY DREAD LIVES IN YOUR CHILD'S HEAD 

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

SUSAN SCHENK

Susan will take you down the road of learning differently and why dread was a big part of her life.  She will then talk about small steps that can be taken to help you move your child away from the dread and into the world of mastering how they learn. 


SELF COMPASSION: THE KEY TO INNER STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE FOR PARENTS 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

DR. KRISTIN NEFF

 

Dr. Kristin Neff will be sharing her wisdom and research on self compassion and how it's the key to copying with stress of being a parent. 


break time

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM


 

THE ABC'S OF EXERCISE AND IT'S IMPACT ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

DR. KELLY ARBOR NICITOPOULOS

We know exercise is good for you but what if it had such an impact on your child's overall health that you considered it to be more than something good to do. This is not your usual talk. Dr Kelly Arbor Nicitopoulos is passionate about exercise and it's impact on children's overall physical and mental health.  


LUNCH BREAK

1:00 PM -1:50PM

You can order lunch at the Summit and keep things simple.  Or you can venture to other areas to find the food of your choice.  Or bring your lunch.  It's up to you -- our experts will be available to chat with you during this time.  If its nice out we can even go out for a walk and enjoy the outside.


MIND–GUT CONNECTION

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

DR. IRINA MATVEIKOVA

The digestive system is similar to the brain and Dr Irina will tell us how and why. Dr. Irina will discuss how the digestive system and the gut microbiome influence and even determine brain development and mental health.  


BREAK

3:00PM - 3:20PM


TECHNOLOGY: WHAT IT CAN OFFER YOUR CHILD 

3:20 PM - 4:20 PM 

SUSAN SCHENK 

Technology is a powerful tool when you have a learning difference.  Step into this workshop to find out why it's powerful and some simple tips and approaches you can use at home to start empowering your child so they can see their learning abilities. 


CLOSE

4:25PM - 4:40PM

 Time to review the day with Sperry


 
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ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED


SHIFT YOUR THINKING LIVE SUMMIT

1-Day Transformative Live Event

The Shift Your Thinking Live Summit is a one-day of practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip and empower families and professionals to better serve children impacted by learning differences such as learning disabilities, attention deficits, dyslexia, and/or mental health such as anxiety.

OCTOBER 21, 2017

Saturday, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Event will start at 9:30 AM on Saturday and end by 5:00 PM on the same day.  We recommend arriving early to connect with others and make most out of the event.

There will be breaks for community, networking, coffee refills as well as longer break for lunch. 

MISSISSAUGA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE AND LIBRARY  

1275 MISSISSAUGA VALLEY BLVD, MISSISSAUGA, ON L5A 3R8


Reserve Your Seat Right Away at the

Low Price of Just 137 CAD

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Reserve Your Seat Right Away at the

Low Price of Just 137 CAD

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SOME WORDS FROM PREVIOUS ATTENDEES!


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“Get connected (with Shift Your Thinking). It is an incredible opportunity to know there are many people out there with a wealth of experience that can help guide your learning difference story in very impactful ways.”

 

“Anyone looking for support for YOU on how you can help and support your child with a learning difference...this was awesome! AND...you can get it online TOO! So many great, simple tips, technology and other resources. Heartened to know that there are some amazing people and options to help fit your child instead of fix them!  THANKS Susan Schenk! Great presentations but also great conversations between sessions!”