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This presentation is geared toward educators or parents and will discuss how to recognize when a child is struggling visually. Often, these challenges interfere with the child's ability to read, learn, comprehend, and even pay attention. MORE >Dr. David Maze, a board certified developmental optometrist, will discuss how to work with children who have visual processing disorders, or tracking, teaming, and focusing issues. He will discuss the signs and symptoms that go hand-in-hand with these issues and how to make the appropriate accomodations to support each child.
Learn about the vast importance of powers of attorney and why they are much more desirable than a guardianship. Understand that powers of attorney from the internet are not the right fit for most people and the advantage of having them drafted by an attorney who understands the needs of disabled individuals. Learn that a will simply isn’t enough. Leave with a better understanding of the differences between revocable and irrevocable trusts and how they differ when it comes to asset protection planning. MORE >
Climate Change has been called ’NOT the BIGGEST challenge of OUR time, but, the BIGGEST challenge of ALL time’. The topic can be confusing to many. Often, there is uncertainty of what Climate Change is, what are its effects and what can be done about it. MORE >In today’s media-rich environment, many policy issues are in the news, but, often not at a significant level of depth. One of the topics of growing interest to many engaged groups is the topic of Climate Change. The discussion related to Climate Change can be confusing to many. Often, there is uncertainty of what Climate Change is, what are its effects and what can be done about it.
The Citizens Climate Lobby, is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization that provides presentations to groups such as Rotary Clubs, League of Women Voters, college clubs and other local groups
The presentation will educate, enable, and entertain your group members. The presentation can include short videos, slides, stories and time for audience questions. While the length of the presentation is at your discretion, the following topics will be covered.
Learn about a simple, comprehensive, Climate Solution that is:
- Rapidly growing in public, bi-partisan support
- Endorsed by 27 Nobel economics laureates
- Many view as the most effective climate policy
- Will speed a transition to renewable energy
- Considered as being a fair and just policy
- Provides for economic growth and jobs
After participating in our meetings, participants often feel more informed, energized and hopeful for a future stable climate. There will be no solicitation of donations or attempts to sell anything.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss this opportunity for a presentation of this timely topic.
"10 Secrets for Raising Innovative Children" describes what parents can do to help their children build upon their natural tendencies to be innovative while offering a buffer to the potential damage they'll experience when they begin their formal education at age 5. There is significant evidence that from age 5 to age 20 the typical person experiencing the traditional US educational system will lose almost all of their capabilities for being innovative. MORE >
Richard Lanyon, Consultant, Retired Executive Director, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Richard will discuss how the flow in the Calumet and Chicago Rivers was reversed, why this is still important today to protect public health, and how current water infrastructure reduces flood damages, provides recreation, recovers resources and protects Lake Michigan as a clean and safe source of water. Richard’s topics can be tailored to your local interests. MORE >
This presentation spans the fabric of our most polarizing attitudes on health, family, wealth, career and romance. Learn to identify, compartmentalize and execute personal goals through a hands-on examination of the process of self-fulfillment.
College planning is not just for college but for career planning as well. Believe it or not, sophomore year of high school is not too early to start. Georgia will show audiences why.
Don't be fooled into thinking you need to purchase all new furnishings to get the 'Decorated Look'. Learn from a redesign specialist, simple tips and tricks to give any room a fresh new look. Learn how placement of furniture is critical to he overall look and feel of a room. Learn tip on wall art and accessorizing. We all have wonderful things just maybe in the wrong place. MORE >
"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." - Rosalynn Carter. MORE >Caring for elderly family members is oftentimes an all-consuming situation, consuming time, emotion, and money. This lively presentation will provide the audience with knowledge and resources that can help you and yours manage a crisis of caring.
"Live fast and hard, die young and have a good looking carcass!" Noel Duba, my father. MORE >It really does seem as though no one plans for what may happen as they age. If you have ever cared for an aging parent, then you know how important having a plan for aging can be. This fun, somewhat irreverent talk will provide audience members with a complete guide to establishing a plan for aging that will support family and caregivers should the time come. We will cover the legal, financial and other issues that make up the components of a good plan.