“Teaching Executive Functions to Children with ADHD: A Course for Teachers (and Parents) [Video Replay & Podcast #247]

Episode Description


Most teachers and fogeys acknowledge susceptible executive functions once they see them: disorganized tasks, incomplete homework, last-minute cramming for a giant take a look at, forgotten or behind schedule chores. But methods for strengthening those necessary skills are much less glaring. Why? First, you must know how ADHD symptoms have an effect on EFs at school and at home.

The good information is that it can be executed. There is a good multi-step plan for sharpening EFs that has helped many children with ADHD grasp these skills. Its steps are clear: identify executive function strengths and weaknesses, advocate for methods that cope with the weaknesses, and arrange EF-friendly study rooms. Teaching executive functioning abilities takes time, observe, and trainer fortify, however it can be done.

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

  • The importance of teaching executive function language to all freshmen
  • How to assist scholars in figuring out their particular person executive operate strengths and weaknesses
  • How to teach students to advocate for their executive operate needs
  • How to design an executive-function friendly study room
  • How to advertise the notice of psychological well being stipulations that can negatively impact executive functions in a child

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Meet the Expert Speakers:

Maureen Bechard, M.S., is a authorized professional school counselor who has liked working with middle college scholar for greater than 30 years. She has promoted a higher working out of the way ADHD affects the lives of teens all the way through their middle college years. In her efforts to teach students, folks, teachers and directors about executive function deficits, she has discovered that the methods that are excellent for ADHD work for all students. Maureen believes that heart schoolers with ADHD can inspire the world to be a brighter, more positive position.| See expert’s full bio »

Karen Huberty, M.Ed., has a passion for instructing students with ADHD, and educating scholars and personnel about executive functioning abilities. Karen has been a presenter in her district, the Minnesota Education Academy, and as a 2018 ADHD Conference presenter on executive functions and ADHD. She was awarded the Rotary Teacher of the Year Award for her cutting edge paintings with Teaching executive functioning methods to students, folks, and body of workers. Karen has won 10 grants from the Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning that has allowed her to create and enforce absolute best observe strategies for ADHD students in the study room.| See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “It was once a breath of unpolluted air to listen a trainer say “we would love your whole youngsters”. Someone embracing executive functioning differences as a norm as a substitute of a topic. Thank you for opting for these presenters.”
  • “Experienced, a professional presenters who supplied practical skills in a neatly idea out approach to children and younger adults.”
  • “Excellent, actionable details about routines and serving to scholars be told where they struggle, with conceivable coping mechanisms urged.”

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