Join Language Builders for a groundbreaking seminar by Sara Ward on the latest advances in strategies to develop independent executive function skills with an emphasis on speed of processing and managing lagging executive function skills that might underlie challenging behaviors. Learn many simple, ready-to-use strategies to help your struggling student/child succeed at home & in the classroom. 


Does Your Student/Child…

  • Have Trouble Focusing?
  • Have Difficulty with Time Management?
  • Struggle With Emotional Regulation?
  • Have Difficulty with Problem-Solving?
  • 9:00-10:45: Understand the functional relationship between executive function, working memory and speed of information processing as it pertains to therapeutic interventions.
  • 10:45-11:00:  Break
  • 11:00-12:00: Learn how to use block and box feature schema training to improve a student’s processing speed for following routines, making decisions, planning tasks, doing assignments, completing writing assignments and engaging in social language/conversation skills.
  • 12:00-12:30:  Lunch
  • 12:30-2:20: Use specific strategies to improve working memory for stronger mind MIME forethought skills so students can go from intention to action to initiate and complete tasks and process information with greater accuracy and efficiency.
  • 2:20-2:30: Break
  • 2:30-3:20: Learn to improve processing of figurative and abstract language to reduce anxiety.
  • 3:20-3:30: Questions & Answers/Wrap Up

Att. SLPs: Earn .55 ASHA CEUs

This program is being offered for .55 ASHA CEUs. (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

Disclosure: Sara Ward’s company, Cognitive Connections produces and sells products that will be referenced in the seminar. Sara Ward receives a speaker’s fee for presenting from Language Builders. There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.


“She was great! I am an LDTC and I attended Sara’s workshop. This is the first time a workshop has tied together all parts.”
L. W., Learning Consultant
“Fantastic! I learned an incredible amount of information that can be easily applied to my practice as an SLP”
C. T., SLP
“Very interesting and useful! I can take many strategies right back to work with my high school students in special Ed. Sarah Ward-Excellent.”
Special Educator

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