“How to Become an Executive Function Detective: Solving ADHD Problems at School and Home” [Video Replay & Podcast #289]

Episode Description


Social skills demanding situations, losing homework, maddening morning routines — children diagnosed with ADHD are advanced, frustrating, and fiercely unbiased. And they nonetheless need their oldsters’ assist, even if they gained’t admit or settle for it. Pinpointing which executive function skills your teenager wishes to support — and the techniques for carrying out those enhancements — will let you create a solid plan for moving ahead via basic, middle, and high school.

In this webinar, we can lend a hand folks become executive function detectives. Moms and Dads will be informed to gather proof from their child (what, the place, when, why), interview witnesses (teachers, members of the family), and seek advice from professionals (academics, medical doctors, and therapists) to determine the reasons of executive function shortfalls. Many families have discovered luck and avoided war the usage of our “detective way” of identifying and bettering executive functions.

Listen and learn from Maureen Bechard, M.S., and Karen Huberty, M.Ed.,about how to:

  • Understand the components of executive purposes
  • Determine how executive functions impact your kid’s good fortune at school, house, and in their social lifestyles
  • Master the “detective manner” to pinpoint your teenager’s areas of need
  • Problem-solve solutions to those areas of weak point together

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Meet the Expert Speakers:

Maureen Bechard, M.S., is an authorized professional school counselor who has loved working with middle school pupil for greater than 30 years. She has promoted a better working out of ways ADHD affects the lives of youth all over their center school years. In her efforts to educate scholars, oldsters, teachers and directors about executive function deficits, she has found that the strategies which can be good for ADHD paintings for all scholars. Maureen believes that middle schoolers with ADHD can encourage the sector to be a brighter, more positive position. | See expert’s full bio »

Karen Huberty, M.Ed., has a keenness for educating students with ADHD for the remaining 19 years.  Karen has introduced on executive functions within her district, at the Minnesota Education Academy, and at the 2018 ADHD International Conference.  Karen has received 13 grants from the Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.  These grants have allowed her to create and enforce easiest practice strategies for students with ADHD in the study room.  By shifting our mindset about executive function needs, she believes we can educate scholars, staff and families to create an setting in which all will be triumphant. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “Fabulous presentation and very useful knowledge.”
  • “This was once so extremely helpful and the eventualities have been extremely relevant!”
  • “Great webinar- liked having the slides and choice to have words on display screen. Very helpful for my use at school as an educator and at home as a mum or dad.”
  • “I find it so useful to provide this sort of structured, methodical way to tackling problems that may continuously really feel chaotic and pervasive. Thank you for that.”

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