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Understanding Executive Skills and Deficits in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Home and School Success

Dec. 12 12:00 pm

At Puffin Cultural Forum

20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ

   

Posted by: Melissa   

Dr. Richard Gallagher lectures.

$10 includes lunch
Reservations Required- tix@puffinfoundation.org or 201-836-3499
Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time and reservations are held until 15 minutes to show time.

Clinical, education, and brain research in the last decades has highlighted the importance of the executive functions in facilitating positive adjustment and achievement. Research that has focused on the practical impact of these functions on the home and school behavior of youth highlights the needs for practical ways to improve these skills. This talk will review some of the latest efforts to understand and improve practical skills in organization, time management, and planning in youth with deficient executive functioning.

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