After a sold-out appearance last summer in Richmond, Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP, is coming to beautiful Sidney on Vancouver Island to teach hands-on practical strategies to improve Executive Function skills, thanks to sponsorship from Dwyer Tax Law. Whether you've seen Sarah Ward before, or this is all new, you're sure to walk away with practical strategies to help you better assist clients, students, or your own children, that you can implement immediately.
Through demonstration and practice, you will learn how to teach students the following executive control skills: awareness; forethought; waiting and planning skills; shifting; pacing; flexibility; speed of information processing.
Individuals with strong executive function skills stay a beat ahead. Strong executive function skills enable us to imagine and plan a "dry run" of the task in our mind before we begin to carry out the plan. When forethought guides children's actions, they can carry out tasks more successfully.
Join ACT for two inspiring days at the Mary Winspear Centre, convenient for BC Ferries, the Victoria Airport and enjoy the beauty of Sidney by the Sea while gaining new insights in supporting individuals with Executive Functioning challenges.
Topics covered over the two days include:
Future Thinkers: A New View of Executive Function Skills
Self-Regulation and Situational Awareness
Teach Students to be a Mind MIME
Being a Beat Ahead: Following Routines, Initiating Tasks, Making Transitions
Time and Task Management
The Get Ready, Do, Done Model
Close the Homework Circle
Comments from Sarah Ward's 2016 Executive Functioning Conference in Richmond: