Executive Functioning

ParentsHelping Parents Helping Parents [web resource]

ParentsHelping(PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›

CEC Logo Council for Exceptional Children [web resource]

CEC LogoThe Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. Read more ›

lda-logo-lg Learning Disabilities Association of America [web resource]

lda-logo-lgSince 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with  information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a network of resources. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Dyslexia and Learning Differences: Signs and Classroom Strategies [presentation]

In this class for educators, Lisa Parnello, MEd, DP and Sand Hill Teacher & Instructional Coach Valerie Stephens discuss learning differences (LD) and their signs, the social-emotional impacts of LD, and classroom strategies that work. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Non-Medication Intervention Strategies [presentation]

This presentation reviews non-medication intervention strategies for children with ADHD and executive functioning challenges. Learn more about ADHD and executive functioning and the types of behavioral strategies you can employ to improve attention and promote executive functioning.

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Community Ed Session Executive Functioning: What It Is and How to Support It [presentation]

Executive functioning is the set of mental processes that allow us to be efficient learners, thinkers, and actors. Learn about the components of executive functioning, executive functioning deficits and the strategies that can be taught to help compensate for and work around executive dysfunction. Read more ›

parenting ADD/ADHD Parenting Tips

 

parentingLife with a child with ADD/ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a parent there is a lot you can do to help control and reduce the symptoms. You can help your child overcome daily challenges, channel his or her energy into positive arenas, and bring greater calm to your family. The earlier and more consistently you address your child’s problems, the greater chance they have for success in life. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Demystifying Thought Processing [presentation]

How do processing difficulties present, and what does processing look like in a classroom? This presentation also addresses perception and misperception, and how to accommodate processing speed and misperception issues. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Social Emotional Learning for Life Success [presentation]

Social Emotional Learning involves the processes through which people acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, Read more ›

Community Ed Session Executive Functioning: What It Is and How to Support It [presentation]

Executive functioning is the set of mental processes that allow us to be efficient learners, thinkers, and actors. Learn more about executive function and executive dysfunction in this presentation. Read more ›