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Mar 10, 2021

Parenting Children with ADHD

Do you ever wonder why your child with ADHD has trouble getting started on chores or homework? Do you notice they get off track when following seemingly simple instructions? Is it chaotic getting out of the house in the morning? This session features Dr. Kimberly Harrison, who presents why individuals with ADHD operate in different ways, and what to do to get things done more efficiently to start enjoying more peace and harmony at home.
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?