Local Events & Lectures

Christine Larson, MD, presents “Sitting on the ADHD Fence” – Understanding ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 –  6:45 – 8:45 PM

What is ADHD? Does my child, teen, or young adult have ADHD or . . . ? If so, should I treat it or not? Will medication provide more help than harm? Does ADHD affect only attention in school or does it impact other areas of a person’s life? Can ADHD be outgrown? What can I do to help my child develop positive, effective life skills? Christine H. Larson MD, FAAP, answers your questions at this informative meeting. Dr. Larson is a general pediatrician at Allegro Pediatrics in Kirkland. Specializing in ADHD, she works with children, teens, and families on the Eastside. She also provides ADHD training to other pediatricians. Time: 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

“What Parents and Teens Need to Know to be College Ready”
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 6:45 – 8:45 PM

James “Jamey” Cheek, EdD, LMHC, Director of Disability Resources for Students, and  Bree Callahan ADA/Section 504 Coordinator Compliance Services, explain how to prepare students for success as a college student with disabilities. This program is for middle and high school students, their parents, and community support professionals.

Scott Raub, OSPI Special Education Liaison, OSPI  “Deep Dive into IEP and 504 plans for Students with Disabilities
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 6:45-8:45 PM

This very important talk explains the difference so that you can be more proactive in getting effective service for your child or teen.

Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue
209 100th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA


College Application Timeline for Incoming Juniors & Seniors

Event was held on June 25, 2019, MI Library
Presented by Katie Konrad Moore, Collegewise

If you missed this presentation, you can listen to a recording and review resources provided to the participants.

  • RECORDING of presentation
  • RESOURCES from presentation

Please note:  This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.  By providing the information in the recording, neither the Friends, KCLS, Parent Edge, nor Mercer Island School District are endorsing the company that presented it. 

If you have questions or would like additional resources, please contact Carrie Bowman  clbowman@kcls.org.