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SNNHK: Parenting from the Inside Out by Kim Barthel

16 June 2016 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm HKT


The title Parenting From the Inside Out refers to the dynamic of getting past the blocks of just seeing our child’s behaviour or disability, to appreciating what is going on for our kids from their point of view. By learning to put our minds in their minds, with attunement and additional understanding of what is happening to them, we have an opportunity to not only help them be their best selves, but we’ll enjoy our relationships with them even more. The talk is geared toward families with or caregivers of children who have special or learning needs.


The talk will cover the following:

  • understanding your child’s emotional and cognitive strengths
  • supporting development of balanced emotional states for optimum learning
  • strategies for adapting the environment and providing appropriate supports for children
  • how parent-child relationship directly affects brain development.


About Kim Barthel

Kim Barthel is an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years experience in blending the intuitive inquiry of problem solving with neuroscience, helping support complex paediatric and mental health cases worldwide. Kim teaches prolifically to a range of professionals and parents in different cultures on many topics – including Neuro-Development Treatment, Attachment, Autism, Sensory Integration, Early Childhood Development, Trauma and Mental Health. Kim recently co-authored a mental health book called Conversations with a Rattlesnake with Canadian NHL hockey legend Theo Fleury. Written to help people refelct and grow from trauma, this book is credited with bringing to mainstream consciousness many of the concepts and principals we’ll be talking about. For more information about Kim Barthel, please visit www.kimbarthel.ca/about-kim/


Tickets are $200 HKD per person. Space is confirmed only when payment is received. Spaces are limited. Please sign up before Friday, 10 June 2016.


16 June 2016
6:30 am - 8:30 pm HKT
Event Category:


Special Needs Network Hong Kong


The Bridge Academy
3F, Wui Tat Centre, 55 Connaught Road West,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
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