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February 2020

The Myth of Laziness: A New Understanding of Student Motivation

February 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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This session, presented by Horizon Academy’s School Psychologist, Tiffany Arrington, PhD, challenges parents to rethink using the word “lazy” to describe student behaviors. Using the latest neuropsychology research on executive functioning, learning, and mood, this session will help parents interpret student behavior in more meaningful and productive ways. By helping your student identify his or her areas of strength and deficits while providing appropriate expectations, you can help your student learn to motivate themselves.

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April 2020

Learning Disabilities Simulation

April 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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Step into the shoes of a student with learning disabilities. This simulation recreates the experience of having dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This simulation is intended to help the general public understand the struggles of having a learning disability in a traditional school setting.

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