The multidisciplinary team at Meghan Barlow and Associates speaks on a variety of topics at the local, national and international levels, including behavior, bullying, developmental issues, depression and suicide, internet safety, and managing peer relationships. Whether you're a group of concerned parents, educators, or professionals, we work together with your organization to develop a presentation or workshop on topics that interest you, drawing from our expert team to prepare information that is not only accessible, but includes realistic tips and strategies you can implement right away. Examples of organizations we have worked with to date include:
- Behavioral health continuing education providers such as PESI and Jack Hirose and Associates
- Connecting for Kids
- Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
- Schools (both student and staff)
- Churches and youth groups
- Milestones Autism Resources
- PTOs, ECPTAs, PTAs, Day Cares, Businesses and Other Community Organizations
To learn about upcoming events in our community, please see our events calendar.
Members of our team present full-day workshops through PESI and Jack Hirose and Associates to professionals earning continuing education credit (CEUs) on High-Functioning Autism: Proven and Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults and other topics.
This content can be modified to fit the needs of organizations or school districts for in-services and team training purposes.
We are proud to support the local organizations who are dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in the Cleveland area. These include:
Connecting for Kids
Team members from Meghan Barlow and Associates are regular presenters for Connecting for Kids Speaker Series programs and have provided presentations on a number of topics, including screen time, bullying, attention issues, explosive behavior, and improving family functioning. Podcasts of these presentations may be found in the podcasts section of our site.
Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
Dr. Barlow has developed a series of talks for the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center that focus on sleeping, eating, and toileting; language and play; and common challenges in parenting preschoolers. These talks are offered seasonally and can be found on the center's program list.
Milestones Autism Resources
Our experts are regular speakers for Milestones Autism Resources programs and workshops as well as at the annual Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference. Past talks have covered topics within the context of autism spectrum disorders such as anxiety, social skills, and bullying. For the most up-to-date list of events, please see the events calendar on the Milestones website.
Team members regularly speak for parent organizations throughout the community on topics like behavior management techniques, helping the family communicate better, managing stress, dealing with anxiety, and fostering positive behaviors and relationships. Some examples of topics presented by our staff have included:
- Behavior management 101
- Does My Child Have a Learning Disorder?
- Eating, Sleeping, and Toileting for Toddlers and Preschoolers
- Giftedness: Identifying and Understanding Your Child's Abilities and Challenges
- Helping Your Child Manage Their Feelings
- Classroom Improvements to Boost Students' Executive Function Skills
- Parenting a Child with Anxiety
We are happy to work with your organization to develop a talk or in-service for your members or employees. For more information, contact our office.