Learn About Executive Functions

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS)

The “Executive Functions: What Are They and Why Are They Important?” workshop will be held on Thursday, May 31, from 7:00–8:30 p. m. at The Arc of Greater Prince William Muriel Humphrey Center, 13505 Hillendale Drive, Woodbridge.

This presentation will discuss the components of executive functions and their practicality to everyday life. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of how the areas are assessed, how to work with their child to improve executive function abilities, and strategies to assist with these functions at home and school.

Presenter Erin Clemens has been a practicing pediatric occupational therapist (OT) for 15 years and is one of only three occupational therapists who is board-certified in pediatrics in Virginia. She is certified in Therapeutic Listening™, Handwriting Without Tears™, and has advanced training in feeding therapy, sensory processing, and executive functions. Clemens is a professor at Northern Virginia Community College and the president of the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association.

This workshop is free; preregistration is required and we are limited to 60 participants. To preregister, contact Jan Russell at [email protected]. If requesting childcare or interpreter services, please preregister by Friday, May 25.

This workshop is being offered for informational purposes only. Information shared does not represent the opinion of or endorsement by either The Arc of Greater Prince William or the PWCS Special Education Parent Resource Center.

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