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Understanding executive functions to support your child in school
Join Dr. John Laing, registered psychologist, for an informative presentation on executive functions and how they affect learning. John will share strategies to help children with working memory, organization and time management. This session is aimed at parents who have children ages five to 17 years old.
Nutrition - During & Beyond Pediatric Cancer Treatment
Join registered dietitians Susanna Law and Brittany Campbell from Alberta Children's Hospital to learn about diet and nutrition during and after cancer treatment. They will speak about the effects of treatment on bone health as well as nutrition for late effects of treatment and health promotion.
COVID-19 and cancer patients and survivors
Dr. Fiona Schulte, PhD, RPsych., presents part two of the research that is being done on COVID and cancer patients.
- Colouring Book - Learn about Coronavirus
- Survivorship Guidelines
- International Guideline Harmonization Group for Late Effects of Childhood Cancer - COVID-19 Statement
- Children's Oncology Group (great information for parents with children diagnosed with cancer)
- Cancer Worry Study
Interested in participating in a research study?
- If you are interested in participating in the research studies Dr. Fiona Schulte spoke about during the session, click HERE.
Success in School
Educators, Joanne Kutchyera and Rachel Elliot, present on what your child’s teacher needs to know to help him/her become a successful learner.
Triple P with Tanya Salwach
Triple P is the flexible, practical way to develop skills, strategies and confidence to handle any parenting situation. It's backed by decades of research. And it's already helped more than 4 million children and their parents. Tanya Salwach will highlight some key elements of the Triple P method to help parents with common behaviours seen in children.
Have a Child Falling Behind in School?
Calgary psychologist Dr. Caroline Buzanko discusses three common learning difficulties: dyslexia (difficulty with reading), dysgraphia (difficulty with writing) and dyscalculia (difficulty with math) and provides effective strategies to try at home and at school to help your child succeed.
Preparing for Post-Secondary Studies
Graduates and current post-secondary students answer questions from teens in the Kids Cancer Care community about what to expect during post-secondary studies.
How to Rule School for Teens
Educator Rachel Hinz goes through steps specially for teens to take control in school.
Helping Kids Through Procedural Anxiety
Dr Melanie Khu, Ph.D, RPsych., Melissa Howlett and Kim Clark, child life specialist, present on helping kids through procedural anxiety.
Self Care - Part 1
Janessa Decoste, RN, shares her knowledge on the foundational aspects of self-care in part one of two prerecorded sessions.
Self Care - Part 2
Janessa Decoste, RN, shares her knowledge on the foundational aspects of self-care in part two of two prerecorded sessions.