ABLE Account Basics Pt 2
Thursday, January 16th, 2020
3rd Friday Meetups 2019!
ABLE Account Basics
Thursday, October 10th, 2019
How to talk to teens about Healthy Relationships
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
This is an important topic. As counselors we've worked with individuals with various disabilities that were abused, sexually assaulted, financially abused and sex trafficked because their disability made them more vulnerable to being manipulated. While the event focuses on individuals with ASD or ADHD or Anxiety or all the above, this can happen to anyone.
Social Skills Group
Friday, June 14th, 2019
Social skills are an essential part of functioning in society. They are skills that facilitate interaction and communications with one another. Here at CNC with believe that having good social skills are very important. We conduct a social skills group to improve social skills amongst kids between the ages of 7-10 and 11-13. Please come out and join our first session starting on June 14, 2019 at 11:30 a.m!
Saturday, April 7th, 2017
"Bullied adolescents were less likely to achieve the appropriate academic achievement benchmark for their age group and bullied boys (but not girls) were more likely to exhibit depressive symptoms compared to those not bullied."
"Fekkes et al. found that victims of bullying had significantly higher chances of psychosomatic and psychosocial problems compared with children who were not bullied; conversely, children with depressive and anxiety symptoms had a higher chance of being bullied"
Art & Anxiety for Women
Saturday, May 12th, 2018
Announcing Money Mondays!
First Monday of every month Feb - April 2018
Do you know someone who is floundering in their finances? Earning or saving too little, spending too much? Not savvy in their dealings with creditors, banks, taxes, budgeting, etc. A new support group is starting in Flower Mound, on the first Monday of each month 6:30-7:45pm. Topics of discussion will be credit scores, side gigs, banking and money apps (there are so many!), inexpensive education options, taxes, ways to save, jobs, scams, and whatever else comes up. I will be the facilitator of the group, and I look forward to learning right along with everyone.
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible. The first meeting is February 4 at 6:30pm at the Center for Neuroperformance and Counseling located at 3861 Long Prairie Rd, Flower Mound, TX 75028. This event is free but you must RSVP due to limited space.
Communication with Law Enforcement for individuals ASD
Saturday, January 20th, 2018
The CNC has begun presenting on topics that the community has expressed interest in. This year we are starting with a presentation by Christianna Walker!
Christianna Walker is a Rehabilitation Studies major at The University of North Texas. Christianna is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum (ASD) as well as other diagnoses. She has a passion to help first responders be aware of the sensory and interpersonal aspects of their disabilities and to reduce negative interactions.
Please come hear her speak about her experiences regarding this important topic! This is super relevant to those with ASD in high-school and college who are beginning their journey of independence.
Social Media Job Outlook for Young Adults with ASD
Monday, September 18th, 2017
For young people interested in Social Media and making a living doing it... geared towards those with ASD, but open to everyone. The CNC is hosting an evening on filmography with Rudy Cervantez for young adults, specifically those on the Autism Spectrum, interested in studying or making a living in any type of social media, film, or photography.
Mr. Cervantez is an award winning filmmaker and screenwriter from Del Rio, TX. His films and photographs have been featured in national and international festivals. He currently resides in Denton,TX where he studied Radio,Television and Film at the University of North Texas.
Learn To Live Independently for ASD Young Adults
Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
The CNC hosted and Andrea Hargreaves facilitated a focus group of parents of young adults with ASD to identify the key issues and concerns effecting this population. The focus group led to a Facebook group "Planning for the Future of our Teens and YA". It is a closed group. Those that qualify may request to be added. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1156061091124158/
Your Financial Future: Young Adults with Learning Disabilities
Monday, May 1st, 2017
A 3 night workshop to give young adults with learning differences the tools they need to secure their financial future. Dates of workshop are Monday May 1, Monday May 8 and Monday May 15. Workbooks provided. Starts at 6:30 pm. Cost: $40 total per person.