Free education resource fair for families makes Eastside debut


Kirkland event also features lecture with acclaimed anxiety and ADHD researcher

For the first time in its 15-year history, premiere parenting magazine ParentMap brings its annual Every Child Event to the Eastside. On Thursday, April 26, the free event will debut at the Kirkland Performance Center, followed by a lecture by acclaimed anxiety and ADHD researcher Chris McCurry, Ph.D.
From 5 to 7 p.m., experts will discuss their work with atypical learning differences including ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, processing disorders, developmental delays, autism and Asperger’s as part of the Every Child Resource Fair. The fair is free to attend but pre-registration is encouraged. Light snacks and giveaway passes to Arena Sports provided to the first 200 attendees.
From 7 to 9 p.m., McCurry will present “The Rise of Anxiety and ADHD: Solutions for Your Family,” providing problem-solving techniques and strategies for parents to help their children overcome anxiety while also recognizing their own. Tickets for the lecture are $25 pre-sale; $30 at the door.
Author of several best-selling parenting books including “Parenting Your Anxious Child With Mindfulness and Acceptance,” McCurry is a husband, father and clinical child psychologist. His most recent series covers “big issues for little people” including “Why Don’t We All Live Together Anymore?” and “Why Are People Different Colors?” His website is

Learn more about the fair and the lecture at here.
Learn more about other ParentMap events here.



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