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Special Events

8th Annual Executive Function Conference

The Executive Function Conference will take place on October 27, 2017 at the Museum of our National Heritage, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA.  This year’s conference, titled, “Executive Function and Emotional: Promoting Flexible Thinking and Reduced Anxiety in School” is ideal for both general and special education teachers, academic support staff, speech and occupational therapists, guidance counselors and psychologists.

For the first time this year, we are also offering a half-day session specifically geared towards parents who want to learn more about executive function and how metacognition and flexible thinking can positively impact their children and adolescents, especially those with learning and attention differences.

Dr. Lynn Meltzer is the Keynote Speaker:  “Executive Function and Student Engagement: Fostering Success for Students with Learning and Attention Difficulties

Sign up now!

SMARTS Summer Summit

ResearchILD’s SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is a unique, innovative tool for teaching executive function strategies, promoting metacognition, and empowering all students to be strategic and self-directed learners. This two day workshop, August 10-11, 2017, will provide educators with an understanding of the theory and research behind SMARTS as well as introducing practical solutions for their classrooms or schools. Attendees will participate in a“Best of SMARTS” series and will learn practical strategies they can implement across grades and content areas. Sign up here.

Annual Learning Differences Conference                                                                                

The 33rd Annual Learning Differences Conference, chaired by Dr. Lynn Meltzer, will be held March 16-17, 2018, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Sign up here for early bird discounts!


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