K-12 Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers,
Classroom Teachers, School Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors.
Major Topics to be Addressed:
- Executive Function Skills Defined
- Executive Dysfunction Defined
- Self-Regulation, Situational Awareness, and Self talk the Goal; to develop and initiate a plan
- Time Management
- Space Makeover
- Teaching students to shift, make transitions and manage materials
- Executive Function Skills in Academics
- Using the Get Ready *Do*Done clinical model to improve Executive Function Skills
- State the functional working definition of what is meant by the term "executive function skills" as it pertains to therapeutic interventions
- Define how situational awareness, self-talk, forethought and episodic memory are the foundational skills for successful task execution
- Develop an intervention program to foster a student's ability to form more independent executive function skills by describing therapeutic activities to improve.
- Situational awareness, self-talk, and forethought
- Task planning, task initiation and transition within and between tasks
- Active self-management of the factors related to the passage of time
- Internal self-talk for initiating tasks
- Organized thinking and speed of processing
- Student management of materials
- Space Makeover-organize the classroom to promote executive function skills
** Individual districts will be billed after the workshop. Cancellations must be received by 4:30 pm on 4/16/19 to qualify for a refund, after which all registrations are final and no refunds will be issued.
** Cancelling or registration questions please contact: Sarah Finlayson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 218-751-6622