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Parent University

The mission of Mill Springs Academy's Parent University is to advance the understanding of Attention Deficit Disorder and other language-based learning difficulties.

Parent U features experts in the field who are dedicated to research and evidence-based practice. Parent U  workshops are free and open to the Mill Springs Academy community.

Registration is strongly recommended for all Parent U events and typically opens up around a month before the event.

Thoughts or questions? Contact Margaret Brito at mbrito@millsprings.org.


Learning Disabilities: Processing problems, Expressive/Receptive, Auditory Processing Disorder, Visual Processing Disorder
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Presenter:  Brenda Fitzgerald

Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., CDP is a founder of Gracepoint School and the Executive Director of the Georgia Educational Training Agency. Brenda will review the topics of Expressive and Receptive Language based learning differences and Auditory Processing. She will also discuss impacts and strategies for each of these learning differences. 

Click here to RSVP by Monday, December 10, 2020.

Past 2019-2020 
Parent U Events:

9/23/19 - ADHD 
Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., CDP discussed ADHD research and answered questions from parents.


11/7/19 - Emotional Regulation
Dr. Jennifer Bailey discussed  how to recognize the triggers that precede certain behaviors, how to identify the behavior, and set effective consequences and rewards.


12/5/19 - Understanding Dyslexia
Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., CDP discussed dyslexia and proper remediation and accommodations for the dyslexic child.