Allie brings together experts in their fields and hosts a series of (free!) parent discussions to help support parents through this challenging time. The discussions are Q&A format to help work through any struggles families may be having during all of these changes.
Sign up at least a few minutes before the call starts and we will send out instructions and a link to join the discussion.
We are honored to host some truly amazing guest speakers for these discussions. Past speakers include Psychiatrist, UCLA Associate Professor, and author of Permission to Parent Dr. Robin Berman, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Wendy Denham, Neuropsychologist Dr. Lev Gottlieb, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kevin Gruenberg, Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Anshu Batra, DIR/Floortime Therapist Mary Gianatasio, Director of Christopher Robin Preschool, Elizabeth de Roo, and former preschool teacher and stay-at-home mom Gabby Parker.
About Our Upcoming Speakers:
Caity McCracken has been working with young children for 10 years. She is passionate about inclusion for all children, to help optimize their potential!
Caity worked at the UCLA Kasari Research Lab for 5 years and then 2 years at the CAN Clinic (Children and Adult Neurodevelopmental Clinic) delivering assessments and interventions to young children.
With the Kasari Lab, Caity had the privilege of working with schools and teachers to help support neurodiverse learners as a part of many research studies.
Her experiences working with schools, motivated her to pursue her master’s in education, with an emphasis on special education. She is also completing an additional certificate to obtain her BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) license.
Caity has also been able to travel the world to lead JASPER trainings, a developmental/behavioral play-based intervention to increase social communication and social engagement. She has trained preschool teachers and professionals in New York, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Japan, Macedonia, Russia and Spain.
In her spare time, Caity loves to spend time with her husband, family and friends.