Communication Works

Executive Function Skills:
Practical Cutting Edge Approaches to Interventions for Children & Adolescents
Presented by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP
Sarah Ward
Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP returns to Northern California for a special full day in depth workshop on Executive Function Skills.

In November 2010, Sarah's two hour presentation sold out.


Saturday, March 2, 2013

9:00am to 4:00pm

Veteran's Memorial Building
3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

For more information about the workshop,
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Whether you've seen her before, or this is all new, you're sure to walk away with new ideas and strategies to help you better assist clients, students, or your own children!

Here are some reviews of Sarah's last presentation in the Bay Area:

"Sarah has amazing energy and I felt her talk was so inspirational, hitting just the right notes for parents across the board!"
- Parent

"Sarah Ward was the kind of knowledgeable, engaging speaker that made the 2+ hours just fly by!" -Speech Language Pathologist

"Thank you very much for bringing Sarah Ward to the Bay Area to speak! I appreciated her insights!" - Parent

"Thank you so much for the incredible workshop with Sarah Ward- She is amazing and one of the best speakers I've ever heard!"- Educational Therapist

"She was a good, funny speaker and I will use a lot of what she presented. She get's an A+ and should major in public speaking." - 15 Year Old Teen Boy 

You will learn how to clearly define the components of the executive function skills for the purposes of creating the most effective treatment interventions.  The development of the executive function skills will be described in order to understand what is meant by the term "executive dysfunction".  Learn many ready-to-use practical strategies for teaching students how to develop the executive function skills: teach students to develop a "memory for the future" and to use self initiated organizational strategies to achieve their goals; improve a student's awareness skills necessary to  "read a room"; and reasoning skills to "stop, think and create" an appropriate action plan and and anticipate possible outcomes.  Teach students to see and sense the passage of time, accurately estimate how long tasks will take, change or maintain their pace, and carry out routines and tasks within allotted time frames.  Help students adopt a mindful approach to homework and to develop personalized study habits.

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