Speaking

Topics

“Introduction to Executive Functioning and Seeing My Time”

“Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning in the Classroom”

“Tips to Build Your Child’s or Teen’s Executive Skills”

“Tips to Help Your Student Succeed”

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Upcoming Events

  • LDA Conference, Baltimore, MA. February 16th, 2017. “Tips to Build Your Child’s and Teen’s Executive Functions”  and “Educating Teachers to Build Student’s Executive Skills: Lessons Learned” co-resented with Annika Alhstrom

Past Events

  • November 2016: Glencoe High School, Hillsboro, OR. “Introduction to Executive Functions and Tools to Support Time Awareness”
  • November 2016: The Grayson School for the Gifted,  Broomall, PA. “Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done”
  • October 2016: Lexington Center, Glosterville, New York. “Leading with the Brain: Time Management, Planning and Organization”
  • August 2016: Hillsboro Public Schools: Jackson & Patterson Elementary; Poynter, Brown, South Meadows, Hillsboro, OR. “Introduction to Executive Functions and Tools to Support Time Awareness”
  • August 2016: Saint Mary’s Academy, Portland, OR. “Introduction to Executive Functions and Tools to Support Time Awareness”
  • June 2016: The Victor Hugo School, Paris, France. “Introduction to Executive Functions and Tools to Support Time Awareness”
  • Feb 2016: Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. “Tips to Build Your Child’s or Teen’s Executive Skills”
  • Feb 2016: Thompson Schools, Loveland, CO. “Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done”
  • Nov 2015: The Hamlin Robinson School, Seattle, WA. “Tips to Help Your Student Succeed”
  • Oct 2015: Association of Educational Therapists 37th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. “Educational Therapists as Agents of Change: Engaging Parents and Teachers to Build Student Executive Functions”
  • Oct 2015: Ancona School, Chicago, IL, “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • Oct 2015: Valley Catholic School, Beaverton, OR, “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • April  2015: St. Cecilia School, Beaverton, OR, “Parent Education Evening: Executive Functioning”
  • May  2015: 8th Annual International ADHD Coaches Conference, Phoenix, AZ, “Teaching Time Management to the ADHD Mind”
  • February 2015: 52nd Annual Learning Disabilities Association of America Conference, Chicago, IL “Tips to Build Your Child’s or Teen’s Executive Functions”
  • February 2015 St. Mary’s Academy, Portland, OR, “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • January 2015: ADDitude Magazine Live Webinar, “Time Management Tips for the ADHD Mind”
  • January 2015: Decoding Dyslexia presentation in Portland, OR, “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • January 2015: Three Rivers Charter School, West Linn, OR, “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • November 2014, Annual Children and Adults with ADHD Conference, Chicago,“Tips to Build Your Child or Teen’s Executive Skills”
  • October 2014, La Salle High School, Milwaukie, OR, “Teen Topics Talk: Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • September 2014, Madeleine School Parish Hall, Portland, OR “Tips to Help Students Succeed”
  • June 2014, Decoding Dyslexia Oregon, Providence Hospital, Portland, OR “Tips to Help Your Student Succeed”
  • June 2014, Project Management Institute, Portland Chapter Roundtable, Portland, OR “Your Brain and Time Management”
  • February 2014, Portland State University, Portland, Guest lecturer for graduate level speech pathologists: “Introduction to Executive Functioning and  Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning Success”
  • January 2014, Mitchell College/Thames Academy, New London , CT, “Introduction to Teaching Executive Function Skills to College Students Using the Sklar Process® 
  • December 2013,  Milken High School, Los Angeles, CA, “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Seeing My Time”
  • November 2013, National Association of Gifted Children Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, “Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done” and “When Lazy Doesn’t Make Sense: How Executive Functions Impact the Success of Our Brightest Children” (Co-presenter with Cindy Hansen)
  • November 2013, Lakota Local Schools, Liberty Township, “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning Success for Teachers” and “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning Success: Parent Workshop”
  • October 2013, Dorothy Fox Elementary, Camas, “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning Success”
  • August 2013, Milken Middle School, Los Angleles, “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Seeing My Time
  •  March 2013, Everyone Reading 40th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities, “Executive Functioning Success”
  • February 2013, The Madeleine School, Portland,“Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning Success”
  • February 2013, Westland School, Los Angleles, “Introduction to Executive Functioning and Visual Tools to Support Executive Functioning in the Classroom”
  • November 2012, National Association of Gifted Children Annual Conference, Denver , “Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done” and  “When Lazy Doesn’t Make Sense: How Executive Functions Impact the Success of Our Brightest Children” (Co-presenter with Cindy Hansen)
  • January 2012, Everyone Reading 39th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities, “The Brain and Time—Teaching Time Management Success”
  • October 2011, Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus, Guest lecturer for Study Skills for College Learning: “The Brain and Learners”
  • October 2011,  West Hills Christian School, Portland, “Introduction to Executive Functioning for Educators”  and “The Brain and School Success – An Introduction to Executive Functioning for Parents”
  • October 2011, Association of Educational Therapists 33rd Annual Conference, Pasadena, “Teaching Executive Function: Hands-on Intervention for Time Management”
  • August 2011, German American School, Portland, “Introduction to Executive Functioning for Educators”
  • March 2011,  Julian Union Elementary School, Julian , “The Brain and School Success—An Introduction to Executive Functioning for Educators” 
  • March 2011, Oregon Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Lecture Series, “Time Tools: Supporting the Brain to Get Things Done”
  • March 2011, Salem Academy Christian Schools, Salem, “Seeing What I Need to Do: Teaching Time Management and Organizational Skills”
  • March 2011,  9th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference 2011, Portland, “Teaching Executive Functioning Skills: Time Management Tools to Support the Brain”
  • March 2011, Employee Assistance Professional Association, Columbia River Chapter, Portland, “Teaching Executive Functioning Skills—Time Management Tools for ADHD Clients and Their Families”
  • October 2010, Association of Educational Therapists 32nd Annual Conference, Berkeley, “Teaching Executive Functioning Skills: Time Management Tools for Students”
  • October 2010, Oregon Counseling Association Annual Conference, Silverton, “Counseling Executive Functioning Skills: Time Management Tools for You and Your Clients”
  • August 2010, King’s Way Christian Schools. Vancouver, Washington, “Introduction to Executive Functioning Skills” and “Teaching Executive Functioning Skills: Time Management & Paper Management,” (Six hours teacher in-service)
  • October 2009, Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association 2009 Conference, “Teaching Executive Functioning Skills: Time Management Tools for Students and You”
  • January 2009, Language Skills Therapy, Portland, Monthly Staff Meeting: “Introduction to Executive Functioning Skills”
  • January 2009, St. Matthew’s Catholic School, Hillsboro, “Teaching Executive Skills: Practical Strategies for Teachers and Students”  (three-hour in-service workshop for teachers)