Empowering Individuals with Learning Differences to Succeed—Academically, and Beyond!
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center for Diagnostic and Treatment Services for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities

595 Price Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 322-5910 · Fax (650) 322-7075



November 4th, 2017 Conference Schedule & Speaker Line-Up

7:45-8:30Registration & Continuing Education Check-In
8:30-8:50Introduction - Chair: Dr. Surina Basho
8:50-10:10Keynote 1 - "Using EF Concepts to Guide Intervention,"
Dr. George McCloskey (*BOP/BBS CE Approved)
10:10-10:25Break (15 mins)
10:25-11:45Keynote 2 - "A Comprehensive Approach to Helping Students with Executive Function and ADHD,"
Chris Zeigler Dendy (*BOP/BBS CE Approved)
11:45-12:45Lunch (1 hr)
12:45-1:55Breakout Sessions 1 (concurrent sessions)

SECTION A: "SMARTS: Promoting Students' Self-Understanding and Executive Function Strategies," Michael Greschler (EDUCATOR TRACK)
SECTION B: "A Comprehensive Approach to the Assessment of Executive Functions,"
Dr. George McCloskey (MENTAL HEALTH & MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TRACK, *BOP/BBS CE Approved)
SECTION C: "Social Thinking Explores Executive Functioning's Relationship to Teaching Social Competencies," Michelle Winner (PRACTITIONER TRACK)
1:55-2:10Break (15 mins)
2:10-3:20Breakout Sessions 2 (concurrent sessions)

SECTION A: "Trouble Shooting Strategies to Ensure School Success for Students Struggling with Executive Function Deficits and ADHD," Chris Zeigler Dendy (EDUCATOR TRACK)
SECTION B: "The Benefits and Limitations of Medication Treatment for Executive Dysfunctions and ADHD," Dr. Damon Korb (MENTAL HEALTH & MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TRACK, *BOP/BBS CE Approved)
SECTION C: "Transforming Game-Based Learning into Real World Executive Functioning Skills," Dr. Randy Kulman (PRACTITIONER TRACK, *BOP/BBS CE Approved)
3:20-3:35Break (15 mins)
3:35-4:45Breakout Sessions 3 (concurrent sessions)

SECTION A: "EF Strategies and Resources for ELL & SPED Students in a Classroom Setting"
Sara Ballantine & Lisa Edmisten (EDUCATOR TRACK)
SECTION B: "Neural networks underlying executive functions and their impairment across brain disorders," Dr. Hadi Hosseini (MENTAL HEALTH & MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TRACK, *BOP/BBS CE Approved)
SECTION C: "Memory: A Key Executive Function Process In Learning,"
Dr. Surina Basho (PRACTITIONER TRACK)
4:45-5:00Closing Remarks - Chair: Dr. Surina Basho
5:00-6:30Networking Reception - Free Drinks & Light Appetizers Provided


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