Polk County Public Schools Learning Support Symposium

Polk County Public Schools Learning Support Symposium Learning Support Division encourages families to join us for our annual symposium. The Learning Support Division department leaders will be sharing information on supports and services available to students from the Behavior & Mental Health, ESE and Student Services departments. Attendees may choose two sessions to attend.

Topics include:

  • Transition services for students with disabilities after high school
  • Supporting students and families with autism
  • Understanding secondary trauma
  • Dealing with challenging behaviors
  • Importance of caregiver respite

Tips for Caregiver Stress & Burnout

Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it also involves many stressors: changes in the family dynamic, household disruption, financial pressure, and the added workload. So, is it any wonder that caregivers are some of the people most prone to burnout? Managing the stress levels in your life is just as important as making sure your family member gets to the doctor’s appointment or takes their medication on time.

Facebook link for presentation: https://fb.me/e/3tLzbIXiC