Community Workshops & Events

We are committed to cultivating children’s confidence to pursue their path to success. We do this by expanding our benefits and sharing our expertise with parents, educators, and students in the greater community.

The recordings of our virtual workshops cover learning disabilities and attention disorder-related topics and are open to the public as a resource to the community. Workshops were presented by GLO staff, as well as outside experts who are recognized as authorities in learning disabilities and attention disorders.

Online recordings are not eligible for CEU’s.

Workshops & Events Calendar

Click the workshop title below to go to the registration page for each event. Community Workshops dates, times, speakers, and topics are subject to change.
Oct 05 2023

GLO Events | Scared at School: Parenting through Anxiety-Based School Refusal with Dr. Kathryn Hecht

Scared at School: Parenting through Anxiety-Based School Refusal
Presenter: Dr. Kathryn Hecht, Anxiety Treatment Resources
Thursday, October 5, 2023 – Virtual Event
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

In this talk, child clinical psychologist and GLO Board of Trustees member Dr. Kathryn Hecht will share what anxiety-driven school refusal looks like at different ages and stages, how to determine why a child is refusing school, and what parents can do to help kids say “yes” to school, even when anxious. Topics covered will include current research on pediatric anxiety, the hidden costs of reassurance, and evidence-based parenting principles designed to support anxious youth and help build confidence when facing challenges through the school day and beyond.

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Oct 25 2023

Experience Dyslexia Simulation

At Groves Academy

This event is full.

Due to the great demand for this type of event, Groves may consider offering another session later this school year.

At this event put on by Decoding Dyslexia MN, participants are guided through several activities that help them understand the challenges and frustrations faced by individuals with language-based learning differences. After completing the activities, the participants have an opportunity to discuss what they have learned from their experience.

Watch Recordings of Previous Featured Workshops and Events

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Groves College Fair

Groves Learning Organization™ will not be hosting the Groves College Fair in 2023.

For more information about post-secondary and college planning, read “Post-Graduation Planning Can Help Eliminate Fears” on the Groves Learning Organization Blog, and check out our Learning Challenges Resources.