Parents and Professionals Training

Date: TBA

Parent and Professional Training Workshop: Organizing for Success!  Helping your Child/Teen succeed in Self-Management

You will learn strategies to help your child/teen navigate his/her world while significantly reducing shutdown, meltdown and tantrum behaviors.

Organize My Life



Time:  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
         Course Fee: $95 per individual, $150 per two*
(*from same family, school or center)

Workshop Location:

Hearts 4 Kids Center 145 W. Main Street Suite #260, Tustin, CA. 92780

Instructor: Nellie Valentine
Author | Behavioral Educator| Coach

  • Workshop: Helps parents of children, adolescents and transitioning adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Neurodevelopmental delays by providing  steps to implement in-home organizational and structural supports which result in successful self-management, self-reliance, self-confidence and ultimately steps toward independence.
  • Workshop Goal:  (1) Simplify life, with an emphasis on organization, structure and order.  (2)  Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that can be sustained throughout a lifetime. (3) Promote self-reliance. (4)  Motivate!
  •  Participants will learn the source of challenging behaviors and how practical, effective organizational systems, which include charts, schedules, social stories, along with other visual aids and strategies [including educational tools] support self-management and independence!
  • Who should attend this Workshop? Parents, Transitioning Adults, Caregivers, Social Workers, Teachers, Administrators, Therapists, Behavior Interventionists and other Professionals.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:  Fill out the form below and pay on-line using Paypal. When you click the Submit button you will be routed to the PayPal site where you can make a payment.

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Swanky Brain, Inc.
P.O. Box #6932 Orange, CA 92863

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When I Cry and Tantrum Social Story


Each Participant will receive a starter packet including Workbook Binder & Social Story Book. Additionally; one hour Coaching with Instructor is included in the course fee.

Nellie brings over 15 years of experience in Behavior Intervention. She is a proud Mom raising four amazing children who range in age from 4 to 19! Each of her children has their own unique experience with ADHD [Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder], ASD [Autism Spectrum Disorder], BDD [Behavior Disruptive Disorder], Depression and Intellectual Disability. Nellie has received over 8,000 hours of direct in-home training in Behavior Intervention and Therapies, including PRT [Pivotal Response Therapy], ABA [Applied Behavior Analysis] and CPS [Collaborative Problem Solving], along with Social Skills Training. She brings life experience and expertise in developing Systems and writing Social Story Books for Children and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum. Prior to her work in Behavior Intervention, Nellie served as Vice President Operations for a major charity in the non-profit sector.