WEBINAR | Executive Functions: Thinking Strategies, Calming Techniques, Sensory Supports [March 13, 2020] [1PM-3PM EASTERN]
WEBINAR | Executive Functions: Thinking Strategies, Calming Techniques, Sensory Supports [March 13, 2020] [1PM-3PM EASTERN]

WEBINAR | Executive Functions: Thinking Strategies, Calming Techniques, Sensory Supports [March 13, 2020] [1PM-3PM EASTERN]

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Date: March 13, 2020

Location: Webinar (1PM-3PM EST)

Presenter: Rehab Zaytoun- M.D., BSc, MSc

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Course Description

TalkTools Instructor, Rehab Zaytoun, will be reviewing the major executive functions and structures and how they impact communication, particularly when there are deficits and co-existing issues,. Rehab will highlight tools and strategies to teach clients how to develop awareness and regulation of these functions for improved communication. Demonstrations and Assessment Plans will be included.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Participants will be able to identify the major executive funcitons.
  2. Participants will be able to assess executive function deficits.
  3. Participants will be able to determine co-morbidities that may exist as a result of executive function deficits.
  4. Participants will be able to understand impacts of executive function skills on sensory regulation.
  5. Participants will be able to understand impacts of executive functioning on communication skills.
  6. Participants will be able to apply 3 strategies to improve executive functioning.
  7. Participants will be able to develop an Executive Function Plan.

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® OPT resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional Area)(see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)

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Schedule (1PM - 3PM Eastern)

  • 30 minutes     Overview: Executive Functions
  • 30 minutes     When there are deficits in Executive Function Skills
  • 30 minutes     Executive Functions, the Sensory System and Communication
  • 20 minutes     Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning
  • 10 minutes     Wrap-up/Q&A

Instructor

Rehab Zaytoun- M.D., BSc, MSc Instructor Bio and Financial Disclosure 

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