Speaker Series

How to Promote Autonomy and Self-Determination in Adolescents

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 7:00 p.m.. to 9:00 p.m.

Frostig is pleased to host a presentation by esteemed experts Dr. Gwen Palafox,  Dr. Diane Danis, Dr. Mitesh Parekh, and Dr. Oren Boxer on “How to Promote Autonomy and Self-Determination in Adolescents.”  Issues concerning homework and medication management will be covered and there will be time for Q & A. The event will be held at The Frostig Center’s Gates Hall.


This is an extraordinary opportunity to hear from four highly regarded professionals with different but related specialties on the topic of promoting autonomy in adolescents.  Dr. Palafox is a clinical psychologist, Dr. Danis is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician, Dr. Parekh is a child psychologist, and Dr. Boxer is a clinical neuropsychologist. Together they have over 40 years of experience assessing, educating and treating children with learning differences.


Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested by May 11 to sarah@frostig.org, as we expect a large audience for a limited space.