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Tonight: Presentation For Parents On Goal-Setting

Lynnfield and Reading special education parents advisory councils offer a presentation to help parents teach children goal-setting, organization and other important skills.

The following is from Lynnfield's Special Education Parents Advisory Council:

 

The Lynnfield/ Reading SEPAC are pleased to once again host  
 Executive Function Expert Sarah Ward

Does your child complete his/her homework and forget to turn it in? 
 Do you find yourself driving back to school to pick up a book or work your child forgot to bring home? 
 Do you find yourself saying, “If my child could be more organized, life would be so much easier for him/her?”

Then come join an encore presentation of 

Practical Executive Function Strategies for Home and School

Learn strategies to teach your child to efficiently manage his/her own tasks, time, space and materials (while keeping emotions in check!)

This presentation was attended by over 200 people last May and received high reviews.   This not to be missed workshop remains free to all parents thanks to the generosity of the Lynnfield and Reading Special Education Departments. 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Walter S. Parker Middle School Auditorium

45 Temple St., Reading, MA  01857

Sarah Ward, an award winning, national expert on Executive Function Skills, will present a two-hour workshop for parents to teach children the skills of goal setting, carrying out organized steps and modifying a plan to complete a task successfully! Participants will learn how to help students of all ages to initiate, persist and pace themselves, even if the task is difficult or boring. She will provide everyday strategies to help students learn to estimate time for tasks, sense the passage of time and break down the steps for nightly homework and long term projects. 

Sarah Ward www.cognitiveconnectionstherapy.com

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