East Valley Caregiver Support Group Guest Speakers
Learn more about community members who are scheduled to join our upcoming weekly support group to share personal stories and/or valuable resources and information. To Register: Contact Debbie at info@lifequestaz.com or by phone @ 602.451.5157.  Pre-registration is required.

March 3rd

Emily Taylor, JD, Partner, Taylor & Lihn, PLLC

Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney; what legal steps can parents and family members take now to insure that their loved one’s benefits and programs remain intact when they receive an inheritance and parents are no longer able to manage? We will discuss special needs trusts, ABLE accounts, supplemental care trusts, nomination of successor guardians and more.  

March 17th

Abigail Wool-Biringer, MA, OTR/L, KIDS EMPOWERED 4 LIFE

The sensory system can be so confusing! How do you know if your child's sensory needs are being met? Does your child seem hyper or hyposensitive to various sensory input? I'll help you sort it out and provide strategies that you can begin using immediately!

March 31st

Chandra Dorsett, A Parent's Story of Hope

Faced with challenge after challenge, it seemed that Chandra’s daughter was destined for a bleak future. She shares her story of how she overcame obstacles for her daughter, herself and her family. There is always hope. 

April 14th

Debbie Miera, Sensory / Self-Regulation Needs

Learn more about the 8 senses and how they help our bodies and brain function.  Is it sensory or is it behavior?  Find out more about the connection between self-regulation and behavior and how disregulation can look like out of control behavior. 

April 28th

More information coming soon!

March 10th

Jennifer Armer, Armer Foundation, LLC

Jennifer Armer, Founder, Armer Foundation , LLC.  The Armer Foundation For Kids is a charity dedicated to ease some of the financial burdens to families with children with extreme medical conditions that have unforeseen financial burdens. When health insurance is not enough, Armer Foundation will help by assisting with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses. Come hear Jennifer’s inspiring story that led to her helping other families who are caring for children with extreme medical conditions.

March 24th

Denise Baker, Parent, Counselor and Owner, Life Quest Counseling

In this meeting, community resources for parents, children and families will be shared.  Parents and caregivers will be able to talk among themselves, share struggles, share ideas that help alleviate stress and improve family function.  We'll enjoy food, encouragement and laughter. Counselor and Parent Denise Baker will provide tips and strategies for self-care for parents who find themselves saying, "I don't have the time or energy for self-care."

April 7th

Denise Baker, Parent, Counselor and Owner, Life Quest Counseling

In this meeting, community resources for parents, children and families will be shared.  Parents and caregivers will be able to talk among themselves, share struggles, share ideas that help alleviate stress and improve family function.  We'll enjoy food, encouragement and laughter. Counselor and Parent Denise Baker will provide tips and strategies for self-care for parents who find themselves saying, "I don't have the time or energy for self-care."  We hope you can join us!

April 21st

Child Psychologists Lori Long, Ph.D. and Mallory Yee, Ph.D., and Speech Language Pathologist Katie Severson, M.S., CCC-SLP 

We are two child psychologists (Lori Long, Ph.D. and Mallory Yee, Ph.D.) and a speech language pathologist (Katie Severson, M.S., CCC-SLP). Most importantly, we are three moms who are dedicated to supporting parents of children with ADHD, autism, speech language disorders, and learning disorders. With over 30 years of combined professional experience, we empower parents by teaching new tools and techniques within a supportive community. www.thechildhoodcollective.com        

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