Executive Function in Children: How Parents Can Help

Understanding Our Differences Presents: Executive Function in Children: How Parents Can Help

An evening presentation by 
Kristen Jacobsen, MS CCC-SLP

Thursday, February 9, 2023 – 7:00-8:30pm

via Zoom webinar
(Click to register below)


Kristen Jacobsen, MS, CCC-SLP is an expert on executive function skills and a trained speech-language pathologist who is Co-Director at the Cognitive Connections Executive Function Practice. She provides training and coaching for teachers and professionals nationally, parent consultations, as well as student training and coaching services. Kristen is the co-author of the award-winning 360 Thinking Program that aims to improve students’ executive function skills at school and home.

In this talk,  Kristen Jacobsen will discuss:
  • What Executive Function challenges in children – with and without a diagnosed learning disability – look like and foundational strategies
  • What are situational awareness skills and why are they important
  • How backwards planning works and makes a difference
  • What is the recommended sequence of a good planning process
  • How to improve time awareness and work around distractions, or “time robbers”
  • Takeaways for your parenting toolkit and further resources

There will be plenty of time for Q&A with Kristen Jacobsen.

Register for Executive Function Event on Feb. 9, 2023