Dr. Chris Bogart Receives Distinguished Community Service Award from Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Organization

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Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities (SKLD) will hold its annual benefit, Celebrating Kids’ Strengths, at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 21 at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT. Disability attorney and ADHD motivational speaker Robert Tudisco will be the Master of Ceremonies. Simon Teakle of Simon Teakle Fine Jewelry & Objects in Greenwich, CT will serve as auctioneer.

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities (SKLD) will hold its annual benefit, Celebrating Kids’ Strengths, at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 21 at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT. Disability attorney and ADHD motivational speaker Robert Tudisco will be the Master of Ceremonies. Simon Teakle of Simon Teakle Fine Jewelry & Objects in Greenwich, CT will serve as auctioneer.

At this year’s event, SKLD will honor Dr. Christopher Bogart, founder and executive director of The Southfield Center for Development in Darien, CT, with its 2017 Community Service Award. Christopher M. Bogart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked in both the private and public sectors for the past twenty years. Along with work at The Southfield Center, he provides program consultations to local schools, as well as supervision to doctoral students in psychology. In addition, Dr. Bogart serves as the School Psychologist at the New Canaan Country School.

“For the past 17 years, I have been fortunate to rely on Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities as a resource for the children and families that I’ve worked with,” says Dr. Bogart. “To be chosen to receive this award is an honor and a high point in my career.”

The Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Awards will also be presented to student winners, hailing from across the United States. The major award is for $1,000. The Youth Achievement Awards recognize the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and/or ADHD despite their struggles in school.

The evening’s gala will feature a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, including a wine auction, in addition to the awards program. It will also showcase the outstanding achievements of the seven 2017 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award winners. Auction items include a vacation package to Walt Disney World in Orlando, 9th row tickets to the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, tickets to the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, and a weekend at a beautiful home in Stratton, Vermont.

Gala tickets at $200, $250 and $500 are available at the SKLD website.