News Flash Home
The original item was published from 3/22/2022 10:21:59 PM to 4/6/2022 12:00:02 AM.

News Flash

News Carousel

Posted on: March 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 'Parenting Quirky Kids' Virtual Q&A from the Library

A red haired young girl with hair over her face dances

March 23, 2022 – Just about every parent worries that their child may not fit in. For some children, navigating friendships and social situations can be a struggle. How can you help your "quirky" child succeed at school and with friends? 

Dr. Mark Bowers from the Brighton Center for Pediatric Neurodevelopment will be answering your questions in a virtual Zoom program hosted by the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Bowers is the author of 8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't (Quite) Fit In, available for checkout from the Library or by loan through the Michigan eLibrary (mel.org). 

Dr. Bowers specializes in neurodevelopmental diagnoses, OCD/anxiety, and teaching 'quirky' kids and teens social skills. The author of two books, he has also developed a mobile app to help children and teens improve their social skills that has been downloaded in over 60 countries and is being used in elementary schools, high schools, and colleges around the world. 

This virtual program will address the K-12 years in particular, but parents of younger children are also welcome to attend. Please register beginning at midnight on Tuesday, March 29 through the Library’s calendar at gadml.librarycalendar.com. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email before the program begins on April 5.

The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Rd and is a service of the City of Midland. For more information or to learn more about the Library, visit www.gadml.org

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Carousel

A metal rake with green leaves and branches

Yard Waste Stickers Go on Sale March 4

Posted on: February 23, 2024
Exterior of the City Forest Chalet with a wreath

City Forest Winter Operations Now Closed

Posted on: February 23, 2024
Shane Bjorge

Shane Bjorge Named City Engineer

Posted on: February 16, 2024
A shovel in brown dirt surrounded by small green plants

Apply for a Circle Community Garden Plot

Posted on: February 2, 2024
A red fire hydrant with snow around it

Adopt a Hydrant This Winter

Posted on: January 11, 2024
Calculator with bills

Winter 2023 Tax Bills Mailing in December

Posted on: November 17, 2023
Toy cars in a parking lot

Reminders of City Parking Rules

Posted on: November 9, 2023
A row of black mailboxes on a green lawn with red flags

DPS Reminds You to Shake Your Mailbox

Posted on: October 13, 2023
Gerstacker Spray Park

Spray Parks Close for the Season

Posted on: September 28, 2023
A cemetery grave site with flowers

Remove Decorations from Midland Cemetery

Posted on: September 15, 2023
A man's hand holds up a black tv remote against a flat screen tv in a living room

MCTV Launches New On-Demand Video Service

Posted on: February 24, 2023
The exterior of Midland City Hall

Taglauer Named Code Official of the Year

Posted on: October 21, 2022
Fire Marshal John Jurek

City Promotes John Jurek to Fire Marshal

Posted on: September 2, 2022
New City Clerk Lacey Todd

Lacey Todd Promoted to City Clerk

Posted on: April 8, 2022