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Executive Function Conferences for Parents

Event Details
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
700 Alma Street, Menlo Park 94025
Saturday, February 27, 2016
9:30 am to 5 pm
Cost: $125



More Details:

This workshop is intended for parents of children 3rd grade to college level.

This event is not for students with EF challenges to attend.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify for financial aid and pre-approval is required.

Questions? Contact Megan Fok at EFparents2016@gmail.com


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Morrissey-Compton's 2nd Executive Function Workshop

Executive Function Workshop for Parents
One-Day Workshop for Parents of Children With Executive Function Challenges

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If your child struggles with Executive Function (EF) differences, please join us on Saturday, February 27, 2016 for Morrissey-Compton's EF Workshop for Parents. Experts will present engaging talks on various executive function topics:

  • Metacognition and Self-Awareness
  • EF Strategies
  • Google Apps and Assistive Technology to Support EF
  • Emotional Awareness and Coping
  • Problem Solving Between Parents and Child
  • Classroom Accommodations and IEPS
  • The Brain and How To Use Critical Thinking
Also, hear from two different panels:
  1. Students with EF Challenges
  2. Parents of Students with EF Challenges

This conference is being organized by Morrissey-Compton Educational Center's Executive Function Research program, which was established to address the growing needs of students with weaknesses in executive function skills and general learning difficulties. Executive function skills consist of a set of cognitive processes in the brain that include working memory, cognitive flexibility, planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-reflection. Our goal is to better understand the learning profiles of students with executive function challenges, to design effective interventions, to train schools in executive function, and to disseminate up-to-date information on executive function to other professionals in the field and parents.

Dr. Surina Basho, Director of Research in Learning Differences

Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation.