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Executive Function Difficulties: What Do They Look Like in the PreK - 5 Classroom?

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Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
Location: Bedford, MA

This workshop will address the main characteristics of Executive Function difficulties based on some of the best practices being used and what neuroscience is finding out. How do these difficulties affect schoolwork, homework, social-emotional development and how can they be specifically addressed? The presenter will provide the “nuts and bolts” of recognizing and assisting EF issues such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, attention and cognitive functions. The presenter’s decades of experience in the fields of Learning Disabilities, Literacy and Language, and Social-Emotional Development provide the backdrop to this workshop. Practical strategies and current issues will be addressed. 


Important Information:

COST:
$105 - EDCO Member & CELC Price
$140 - Non-Member
This workshop is sponsored by the CASE, EDCO and LABBB Collaboratives (CELC). CASE and LABBB members are eligible to receive the member rate. Please contact mcswineyctr@edcollab.org for a discount code before registering.

ENROLLMENT:
Register Early - Limited Enrollment

LOCATION:
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
October 20, 2017

THE PRESENTER:
Sally Grimes


THE PRESENTER:
Sally Grimes has provided consulting and professional development services for educators and administrators for PreK through Fourth grade for over 15 years. Prior to this she was a PreK teacher and served as Landmark Schools first Admissions Director. She has performed clinical diagnostic work, policy development and served as a School Committee member. Sally holds a Master’s degree in Reading and Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education in the honors program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.