an average of 120
Annual Executive Function Conference
for teachers and parents
Executive Function Strategies: Optimizing Student Performance and Decreasing Stress
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8:30 a.m. - 3:00p.m. (teachers)
$210 (parents including lunch)
$185 (parents, half-day session only)
And join us the following day on October 19th for the SMARTS Executive Function Fall Workshop
PARENTS REGISTER HERE
International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities
June 23-25, 2019
Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
8:50-9:50 Stretching and flexing the mind: Metacognition and executive function strategies that promote resilience and academic success
Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D.
9:50-10:40 Executive function, motivation and stress in students with ADHD
Thomas Brown, Ph.D.
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:50 Bright students who can’t keep up: The impact of slow processing speed on performance
Steven Schlozman, M.D.
11:50-12:20 Questions and answers
Panel: Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D., Thomas Brown, Ph.D., Steven Schlozman, M.D.
12:20-1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30-2:20 Learning and attention differences: The building blocks of creative thinking and leadership
Panel:Lynn Meltzer Ph.D, Dan Koh M.B.A., Sasha Forbath, Billy Warren B.S.
2:50-4:30 Concurrent Sessions
1 . Michael Greschler, M.Ed., Wendy Stacey, M.S., Kim Davis M.Ed., Shelly Levy M.Ed.,
Promoting EF processes across the grades: Fun, form, and content
2. Joan Sedita, M.A.
Keys to comprehension:Teaching main ideas, note taking and summarizing to support comprehension
3. Joan Steinberg, M.Ed.,Kathy Button,M.Ed.
Reaching for joy in math learning: Embracing ef processes and strategic instruction for students who struggle
4. Sucheta Kamath, M.A.
Building resilience in children with language learning difficulties using mental flexibility and perspective taking strategies
5. Anthony Bashir, Ph.D., Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.
Verbal working memory: Its role in executive control and language performance
4:45-6:30 Reception for Faculty, Alumnae, and SMARTS Subscribers
Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D
8:45-9:30 Executive function strategies to support reading comprehension
Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D.
9:30-10:15 Social thinking and social competencies: Teaching more than social skills
Michelle Garcia Winner, SLP, MA-CCC
10:14-10:40 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 The power of mentoring in school based after-school settings: From research to practice
11:30-12:00 Panel/ Questions and Answers
12:00-1:15 Lunch (on your own in Harvard Square)
1:15-2:20 Panel: SMARTS: Embedding executive function strategies into the classroom using the SMARTS curriculum
Administrators and teachers from selected schools
2:30-3:50 Concurrent Sessions
1. Colin Meltzer, M.A., Josh Mulready B.S.
Developing students' strengths through
projects and technology: Why maker spaces matter for students with learning disabilities
2. Jessica Minahan, M.Ed., BCBA
Embedding technology into project- based learning: 3-D printers and beyond
3. Christopher Willard, Ph.D., Mark Bertin, M.D.
Making mindfulness stick for kids with
executive function challenges
4. Michelle Garcia Winner, SLP, MA-CCC
Case studies of Adolescents with ASD:
Strategies to promote social competencies while also managing anxiety and sadness
4:05-4:30 Closing: Practical strategies for use on Monday morning
Panel: Donna Kincaid, M.Ed., Nancy Trautman, M.A.T., Kim Davis, M.Ed.