Understanding and Managing Executive Function Challenges - Tuesday, January 23rd 9:30-11:30am Fraser Bloomington
Executive Function refers to the cognitive set of skills we use to solve problems. Executive function may be one of the least studied and most frequently overlooked contributors to academic and behavioral challenges. Individuals struggling with Executive Dysfunction are often labeled lazy, forgetful, unmotivated, always late, and easily distracted, Learn how this disorder impacts planning, flexibility, sequencing, emotional regulation, working memory, organization and self-monitoring.
Many individuals living with Executive Dysfunction benefit from added environmental support and structure. Join us in discussing principles for organization, planning and implementing strategies to address executive functioning challenges.
Participants will better understand the development of Executive Function, its role in daily living and learning, and how it is assessed and supported.
Who Should Attend: Parents and professionals (targeting those with Asperger’s, ADHD or related disorders)