George McCloskey, PhD
How Deficits in Executive Functions Can Affect
Behavior and Academics
If you have a child with learning differences, or work with students with learning difference, then you have probably heard the term executive functions. Executive functions is an umbrella term often used to describe a set of neurologically-based mental control capacities. The mental control capacities include Self-realization, Self-Determination and multiple dimensions of Self-Regulation: attention, engagement, optimization, inquiry and solution.
Guest presenter, George McCloskey, PhD, is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on the topic of executive functions. His interactive presentation will help those in attendance gain a deeper understanding of executive functions, the relationship between executive functions and motivation, and the most effective ways to help children and adolescents improve their use of executive functions in school and at home.
Monday, November 20, 2017
Check in: 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Presentation: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
School Services Building
Maple Conference Room
200 BOCES Drive, Yorktown Heights
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