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
Katie Millican, U of West Georgia, Carrolton, GA
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)
Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered)
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.