On Thursday, January 21, Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy, CCC-SLP, Executive Director at The Summit School, presented Logged-In and Checked-Out: Helping Students Struggling with Executive Functioning.
Children with executive functioning challenges have difficulty with working memory, flexible thinking (cognitive flexibility), and self-control – important skills that affect learning and school achievement. Often, children with executive functions difficulties become frustrated because “they can’t do school” despite their ability to understand the concepts as they are taught. Learn:
Dr. McCarthy was joined by Summit staff members including Genevieve White, School Psychologist, Ian Walsh, Director of Information Technologies and Gretchen Mayer, Instructor and Math Coordinator in discussing how remote learning has challenged our children’s executive functions.
The presentation was recorded. We are pleased to provide the recording along with links to to material referenced during the presentation.
|Executive Skills Questionnaire for Parents – Executive Skills Questionnaire for Parents Behavioral Definitions for EF|
|Behavioral Definitions – Behavioral Definitions for EF|