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Jan. 11 PAT Event: Rick Lavoie and The Motivation Breakthrough

All BFS parents are invited to a discussion with Rick Lavoie, best selling author of “The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child” and educator on learning disabilities. “The Motivation Breakthrough” is a valuable resource for all of us who are searching for ways to inspire and discover that elusive motivational spark in our children. Rick will discuss proven techniques and strategies — based on six motivational styles — that will revolutionize the way teachers and parents inspire kids to succeed and achieve.

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From Amazon, about Rick Lavoie’s book,

The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child

Backed by decades of experience in the classroom, educator and acclaimed author Rick Lavoie explodes common myths and gives specific advice for motivating children with learning disabilities. He outlines parents’ and teachers’ roles, suggesting ways in which they can work together to encourage any child to reach his or her potential. Finally, he reveals what we can learn from some of the most powerful motivators in the world: advertisers. With empathy and understanding, Lavoie offers parents and teachers the key to unlocking enthusiasm and responsiveness, proving any child can be motivated to learn.