Supporting Your Child’s Social Development During Social Isolation

Worried about how COVID will affect your child’s social development?
Unsure how to best support your child’s social development?
Want tools to manage your and your child’s stress?

Join Us for a FREE Panel Discussion with Q&A.

Thursday, September 24 th @ 4:30 PST.

What’s included:
Experts from a variety of backgrounds to offer insight into strategies to best support you
and your children during the social isolation of COVID.

  • Ample time to ask specific Q&A and gain input from all professionals.
  • Replay available for those who cannot attend the live.
  • Free downloadable resources from our experts.

Meet the Experts

Dr. Kate Williams
Dr. Kate Williams
Dr. Kate Williams is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist and stress management coach & consultant. She co-owns Santa Rosa speech & Language Services with her father in Northern California where we provide support for those who experience communication impairments for all ages. Additionally, she offers stress-management support for helping professionals through individual and team workshops and webinars. Find her on Instagram, like our business page on Facebook, or send her an email at
Dr. John Samples
Dr. John Samples
Dr. John Samples provides speech and language therapy to adults and children of all ages. His experiences in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, universities and his own family-run business have provided unique
approaches to speech therapy, such as compassion, fostering and nurturing client and family relationships with a positive sense of hope for improvement of communication skills and quality of life under all circumstances.
Leandra Neely
Leandra Neely
Leandra currently works as a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in a successful private practice setting and as a nurse with special education students for Sonoma County Office of Education. As a therapist, Leandra specializes in working with adult clients and couples to help them learn and strengthen communication skills, conflict management, and emotional connection. She has facilitated multiple support groups for parents and parents of social needs children. As a nurse, she enjoys working with children in a classroom setting providing them with academic, social-emotional, behavioral, and medical support.
Leandra graduated from University of San Francisco with my Master’s Degree in Counseling of Psychology and has been a licensed nurse for over 13 years with early child development background. She feels her most fulling work occurs when her services help others experience the value of self-discovery, personal growth, and healing.
Michele Ogston
Michele Ogston
Michele Ogston is a meditation & mindfulness teacher and a certified intuitive life coach specializing in life purpose & mindset. She works with her clients to empower people to never feel stuck in life. It is her belief that by breaking the patterns that have been holding you back and rebuilding with self-love, purpose, & mindset you can live the life you were intended. After experiencing her own loss through the death of loved ones and a painful divorce, she decided to turn her pain into passion. In addition to writing, Michele also connects with her clients through her Empath Support Group, Meditation & Mindfulness classes and 1:1 sessions. She owns Cloud 9 Life Coaching in Northern California, where she lives with her husband, children and fur babies. You can connect with her on: Facebook , Instagram, or LinkedIn or visit her website: Cloud 9 Life Coaching.
Denise Haldane
Denise Haldane
Denise Haldane is a Registered Early Childhood Educator specializing in child development. She holds certificates in Transformational Leadership, Resiliency in the Classroom and Growth Mindset Training, and was accredited through Sick Kids hospital in Toronto Youth Mental Health and Development.

She is also the founder and facilitator of Incredible You, a business on a mission to empower youth with social emotional intelligence and leadership skills. Through engaging youth workshops, private coaching and fun family products, kids and their families learn how to navigate topics like Growth Mindset, Resiliency, Mindfulness, and Gratitude to name a few.

Denise and her daughter live in Collingwood, Ontario Canada where Denise works as an Educational Assistant for the Simcoe County District School Board. For more information on Products or services, please visit or like us on Facebook at


Is it only for parents with special needs?

No, this information is for anyone who has a child and is unsure how to navigate social development while requiring to social distance due to COVID.

What if I can’t make the live event?

No problem, a replay will be made available for those who register prior to the meeting.

How much does this cost?

It’s completely FREE!

Do I have to live in California to register?

No, if you live anywhere with children this is a great resource for you!

How long is the event?

 We will be hosting the event for 60 minutes, which includes information from all our experts and an interactive Q&A discussion.