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Lessons of a LAC (Lynn Jenkins and Kirrili Lonergan)
Lynn and Kirrili are the creators of the Lessons of a LAC (Little Anxious Creature) series as well as Ollie's Treasure which was shortlisted for the Speech Pathology of Australia Awards in 2018. They also have other titles and they are working on a further joint title for release in 2021. They are a dynamic duo passionate about delivering fun, interactive sessions to children and adults through picture books and strategies to aid emotional well-being.
• Website / social media channels
Primary school K-2, 3-4 & 5-6 and adults
• Genre / Subject areas
Picture books/emotional well-being
• Content types
Interactive Author/Illustrator talks
Author/Clinical Psychologist Lynn Jenkins and Illustrator/Art Therapist Kirrili Lonergan offer a fun and interactive session based around their picture books that aims to increase understanding about anxiety and empowers children to become aware of their particular anxious signs. The session involves a book reading with puppets, loads of information and how to illustrate picture books with some hands on illustrating for the kids.
Personal development session for teachers and adults
Lynn and Kirrili present a professional development session specifically for teachers to manage student anxiety. After participating in this session, teacher's understanding about anxiety will increase. They will be taught simple techniques on how to manage anxiety in themselves as well as their students. The session includes learning a variety of ways to calmly breathe and relax, the importance of mindfulness and the power of positive self-talk. Teachers will learn to draw emotions and how to teach children how to draw emotions in order to express themselves. This session can also be tailored to adult groups if required.
Lynn and Kirrili also offer a story time session. This is a session reading the book of choice with an interactive component based on the strategies in the book, tailored to all ages.
• Format / platform (e.g. Pre-recorded, live, webinars, zoom, skype, FB video, etc.)
Pre-recorded, webinars and any online live platforms (preferably zoom or skype).
• Link to any specific promotional material regarding online appearances.
Find out all about us including pre-recorded content at https://www.lessonsofalac.com
• Contact email