An Executive Functioning View of Poor Impulse Control, Motivation, and Self-Regulation
Children and teens with sensory needs often continue to struggle with self-control, including impulse control and behavioral regulation, even after sensory plans are implemented. This groundbreaking, 2-hour course explains the way sensory and executive function (EF) skills work together, how to address both, and offers tools to discern if it’s sensory or executive function related.
- Define executive functions and list related skills.
- Identify levels of the Intervention Pyramid, which helps sequence interventions from the bottom up.
- Identify the difference between Behavior Management Plans and Behavior Instruction Plans.
- List traits of poor self-regulation from a sensory and EF perspective.
- State at least ten resources or strategies to use immediately to assist children with impulse and inhibition challenges.
- Target Audience: introductory- to advanced-level occupational therapists, SLPs, teachers, parents, and others working with children with developmental needs
- Course Instructor: Lori Benson Adams, MEd
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- CE Broker course code: 20-952174
- Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)