Understanding Behavior in Neurodiverse Children
- The possible motivations and functions of your child’s behaviors
- Strategies for identifying what your child is trying to communicate via their behavior
- How to observe and catalog the “ABCs” of behavior (Antecedent/Behavior/Consequence)
For parents of children age 5 and up.
Jen Dryer is a PEP parent educator specializing in helping parents of children with higher needs, including children with learning, behavioral and/or developmental challenges. She is also an educational consultant and advocate who works with parents, teachers, and school administrators.
A graduate of Brown University (BA) and Columbia University’s Teachers College (MA), Jen is a native New Yorker who moved to DC in January 2009. Prior to her work as a PEP parent educator, advocate and educational consultant, Jen was an educator in public, charter, and private schools. She was also a Literacy Coach/Staff Developer.
Jen is the mother of two sweet, loving, and energetic boys, the younger of whom has autism and ADHD. Early intervention and strong parent advocacy dramatically shifted the trajectory of her son’s life. Her knowledge, experience and practical strategies have helped hundreds of parents support their child’s growth and development while meeting the needs of daily family life.
"Excellent - as always! I have LOVED this webinars and honestly look forward to them. They provide me with a sense of confidence in my parenting and a sense that I am not alone but that you all have my back. So thank you!"
--Participant, PEP Online