The importance of social and emotional skill development in students who learn differently

David Flink


David Flink will deliver a 45-minute interactive presentation centered around the importance of social and emotional skill building in students who learn differently. This engagement is structured in a presentation format followed by a question and answer session for families and caregivers to engage directly with David Flink.

* Understanding How You Think
* Core Social and Emotional Skills for the Student Who Learns Differently
* Understanding the Intersections of Student Identity to Promote SEL Skills
* How Families Can Support and Advocate for Their Students

David Flink is a social movement leader on the front lines of the learning rights movement. David was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at a young age. In 1998 as a student at Brown University, David founded Eye to Eye. It has since become known as the only national organization run for and by people with learning and attention issues.

David holds a master's degree in disability studies in education from Columbia University and bachelors’ degrees with honors in both education and psychology from Brown University. His first book, Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities, was published by HarperCollins.

Most recently, David was named a 2021 CNN Hero for his work to support students with learning disabilities.


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November 10, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8pm