Executive Function Challenges and ADHD In and Out of the Classroom **IN PERSON** presented by Jackie Waldman – 8:30-2:30pm
March 7 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Educators are not sure why students are having difficulty in and outside of the classroom. Understanding executive functions and the connection to ADHD may offer some explanation. This workshop will help educators understand how they are connected and the impact to students’ ability to get things done. This workshop will: define executive functions explain each one in detail and what struggles look like for students of different ages briefly cover how the brain impacts our ability to get things done will help the teacher to better understand the characteristics of ADHD and its connection to executive function challenges Finally, teachers will be shown strategies for how to support their students who are struggling with these challenges. Audience: Teachers, CSE participants, special educators, guidance counselors, social workers, school psychologists Eligible for 6 hours CTLE credit. 1 Consortium seat can be used. If district pays, district approval must be confirmed prior to start of session.