Session Code: 7245 Poster Board 348
Title: Executive Functioning Training in College-Age Students
Date: Thursday, November 15th       Time: 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Location: Georgia World Congress Center       Room: Hall A2
Session Format: Poster
PDH(s): 15 Mins

Speakers:
Katie Millican, U of West Georgia, Carrolton, GA



Abstract:
Research shows individuals with ADD, ADHD, and LD have deficits in executive functioning. Collaboration with disability service providers and the SLP department allowed for greater student access. The presentation discusses a 6-week intervention program given through a university clinic targeting attention, memory, sequencing, problem-solving, and executive functioning.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area:
Language Disorders in Adults (SLP)

Instructional Level:
Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered)

Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: combine and apply attention, memory, sequencing, and problem-solving techniques on coursework.
Learner Outcome 2: rank importance of sequencing in order to make decisions for executive functioning (plan, organize).
Learner Outcome 3: compare their current executive functioning skills to their functioning once they learn and practice the given techniques.



Handouts:
Powerpoint