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Online Session: Balancing Your Needs with Your Kid’s Needs During COVID-19

May 12, 2020


As a parent during the COVID-19 pandemic and school closure, you are probably juggling more roles and responsibilities than a person should ever have to juggle. This session provides information and ideas to parents about the impact of current times on you and your child’s abilities to meet all your needs. The discussion will focus on practical strategies you can start doing today to achieve a better balance between your roles and responsibilities.

Duration: 30-45 minutes

Cost: Free

How to register: Please send an email to After you register, Jane will email a link to the session and a cheat sheet for using Zoom.

Attendance is flexible (if you need to leave you may leave at any time). There will be an opportunity for discussion or to ask questions after the topics are covered.

The session will be delivered on Zoom. To watch and interact you will need a computer or device capable of running Zoom by connecting with the internet. A camera and microphone would be beneficial but not necessary. 

Background: Michelle Dechaine (Occupational Therapist) and Mike Heckbert (psychologist) are educational consultants with a combined experience of over 25 years working with school-aged children in classrooms and the families of those children. 


  • Wednesday, May 13 at 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 14 at 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m.
  • Friday, May 15 TBA (based on interest)