Transforming Lives: Creating Building Blocks for Home, School, and Social Connections for Children With Craniofacial Diagnoses

Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday, August 10

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The latest program in our Transforming Lives Webinar Series: Creating Building Blocks for Home, School, and Social Connections for Children With Craniofacial Diagnoses.

Preparing for a new school year is stressful under normal circumstances, and even more so now during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this one-hour program, you will hear expert perspectives on how to help parents create the building blocks for a successful school year, home life, and social interactions for children with craniofacial diagnoses. You will also have the opportunity to ask live questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES (within the context of COVID-19):

  • Applying parenting strategies
  • Preparing for surgery
  • Addressing social concerns
  • Returning to school and advocacy for services


Patricia K. Marik, PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor, The Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


Alexis Johns, PhD, ABPP
Pediatric Psychologist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA


Leanne Magee, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA



myFace hosts ongoing webinars as part of the Transforming Lives series that are designed for families of children with craniofacial differences, caregivers, and healthcare providers. In each webinar we explore medical, insurance, and other related issues, and how they impact people with craniofacial differences. myFace also provides important direct services such as access to patient and family support groups (now virtual), topic-driven workshops and online programs that serve to educate as well as entertain. For more information about the programs and services we offer, please visit us at


Generous funding of this program provided by Neolastin and The Joseph LeRoy and Ann C. Warner Fund.


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