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Executive Functioning 101: A Primer for Parents and Professionals

  • The Red Oak 446 Spadina Avenue Toronto, ON, M5T 2G8 Canada (map)

Through demonstration and hands-on activities, participants will learn cutting-edge, practical strategies to better support their children’s executive functioning at home and at school.

Topics covered in this workshop will include:

An overview of the executive function skills and why they matter
How executive function skills typically develop across childhood and adolescence
Spotting executive dysfunction “red flags”—and when it’s just growing up
Executive functioning and special needs (e.g. ADHD, LDs, anxiety, etc.)
Discussing your child’s executive functioning with teachers and professionals
Practical strategies for home and school that parents can implement tomorrow
Participants will also leave with a comprehensive list of resources so they can continue investigating beyond the workshop.

Who should come: Parents, Teachers and Practitioners new to executive functioning and interested in learning more.

Later Event: October 6