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Nov 17, 2020

Q&A on Mental Health and Medication

During this one-hour virtual adult education session featuring Dr. Alain Katic, he discusses medications that are commonly used to treat ADHD, anxiety and mood symptoms in children, and addresses questions from the audience.
May 15, 2019

Executive Functioning: What Is It and Why Is Everyone Suddenly Talking About It?

While research on executive functioning has been taking place since the early 1970s, it has recently become a common buzzword in the worlds of education and speech-language pathology. This may be due to new research showing that a child’s future success depends less on their ability to memorize math facts and decode words, and more on having strong executive functioning and social-emotional skills. So what is executive functioning, and why is it so important for learning?