Neurodiversity & Developing Strength Based Practices

Neurodiversity & Developing Strength Based Practices

Wolcott College Prep Tyree Institute

This program is free and open to the public

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Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply research based skills on how to live with someone who is neurodiverse
  • Strengthen their ability in explicit communication
  • Develop active listening skills at home and the surrounding community

This presentation is geared toward Parents, Guardians, Educators, Administrators, School Counselors, and DEI Leaders.


Mr. Carllistus Obeng will join us on October 25th to share his expertise on neurodiversity and developing strength-based practices in school and at home. Participants will leave with strategies that foster affirmative spaces to best serve students with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and language frames that encourage students to take the lead on their executive functioning needs.


Carllistus Obeng is a passionate and highly experienced Mental Health Professional with a gift of fostering the academic, social, and emotional development of students. With several years of professional expertise in the field, Carllistus has consistently demonstrated a commitment to creating inclusive, supportive, and thriving educational environments for students, staff and parents.


After being diagnosed with dyslexia at 15 he turned his disability into a superpower. Upon graduating with his

Bachelors in Psychology from Wesley College, Carllistus went on to complete his Masters of Education in School

Psychology & Counseling services at Howard University. He is currently a Licensed School Psychologist in the Washington DC area and serves as the Director of Mental Health at an DC area public school.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday October 25
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Wolcott College Prep
  • 524 N. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60622
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