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Executive Function Skills: Practical Treatment Ideas, Part 2

Course: #5503 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 53 Reviews

In this course learn many practical tools to teach students to know how to visualize future events to develop prospective memory and then mediate current actions. Teach students techniques to wait and control a reaction long enough to contemplate the outcomes of their choices. Learn a set of tools for teaching the higher order thinking skills so students can think in an organized way to improve their speed of processing, to manage/retrieve information, and to complete tasks. To increase productivity, help students understand how to process organizational systems for private and shared spaces and to keep track of materials. Teach students planning skills: To estimate time and sense the passage of time, to break down the steps of nightly homework and long term projects, and to self-monitor/pace to complete tasks within planned time frames.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how nonverbal working memory, verbal working memory and conditional reasoning create a framework for task execution as it pertains to developing treatment strategies.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how the identification of features in space, time and information are key to developing the cognitive skill of shift and speed of information/linguistic processing and provide at least 3 ideas for providing related treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how self management of time, space and information are embedded in the CORE curriculum standards and provide two ideas for providing related treatment.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Overview of Nonverbal and Verbal Working Memory and Conditional Reasoning as it pertains to the Executive Control Skills
15-40 Minutes Treatment techniques to increase self regulation, speed of information processing and cognitive shift
40-55 Minutes Treatment techniques to increase self management of time, tasks, space and materials
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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