Films focus on children

A series of Tuesday film nights set for May and June will focus on raising every child to his or her full potential.

A series of Tuesday film nights set for May and June will focus on raising every child to his or her full potential.

The films will look at learning differences in children and be hosted by Richard Lavoie, a national expert on learning differences and the creator of F.A.T. City Workshop. They are set to take place every Tuesday night in May and the first two Tuesdays in June from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Red Deer Public Library at 4818 49th St.

The Motivation Breakthrough set for May 5 will examine strategies to motivate students, It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend on May 12 will look at bullying and friendships, When the Chips Are Down on May 19 will offer strategies for handling behaviour and How Difficult Can This Be on May 26 will help people view the world through the eyes of a learning disabled child.

On June 2, Beyond Fat City — Frustration, Anxiety Tension will look at these feelings and on June 9, the workshop Last One Picked — First One Picked On will show strategies for social competence.

The movies are presented in partnership with the Learning Disabilities Association — Red Deer Chapter and the Red Deer Public Library. More information is available by contacting Sheryl at 403-340-3885.

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