Audience: ST, OT, PT
CEU Hours: 3 CEUs approved by TSHA, TOTA, TPTA
Time: 9:00am – 12:15pm
Cost & Registration:
Facilitator: Michael McLeod, MA, CCC-SLP TSSLD (https://www.grownowadhd.com/)
Description: When focusing on the unique skill of Internal Language, we can empower children to develop personalized, and resilient Self-Talk to boost Executive Function skills by giving them the tools to construct it. In this training, Michael McLeod, MA, CCC-SLP TSSLD, Speech-Language Pathologist, specializing in ADHD & Executive Functioning describes the assessment and treatment of Executive Functions deficits by utilizing a language-based approach. Michael presents research-based strategies that help us to view Executive Functioning from a new standpoint and how to effectively treat it.
Following this training, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss and explain the functional working definition of “executive function skills” as it pertains to the development of internal independent skills
2. List the three core executive function skills that are directly linked to independent skill in the home, social, and academic environments.
3. Recite one example an intervention exercise that is done to foster a child’s ability to form independent executive function skills by describing therapeutic activities to improve: visual imagery, and self-talk.