Executive Functions and their relationship to specific identified diagnoses: Patoss

Executive Functions and their relationship to specific identified diagnoses: Patoss

Overview

  • Date(s)
    22 Apr 2023 - 22 Apr 2024
  • Cost
    £56.00
  • Provider
    Patoss
  • Delivery type
    Distance
  • Course level
    Advanced
  • Course summary

    In a departure from the usual style of conference presentations, Rebecca Ashton will lead you through a series of short modules exploring the concept of executive functioning and how it might contribute to our understanding of some diagnostic labels including ADHD, autism, dyslexia and dyscalculia.

  • CPD credit hours
    1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Course themes
    Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory, SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Audience
    Assessors, Support, Assessment centres, Training institutions

Description

While none of these conditions can be wholly explained by executive functioning difficulties, Rebecca will look at which aspects of EF are implicated in each of these diagnoses.

Learning outcomes

  • Some examples of what an assessor might look for in terms of EF difficulties will be given
  • A broad overview of possible intervention approaches for the EF aspects of a child’s diagnosis.
  • Rebecca will look at which aspects of EF are implicated in each of these diagnoses

Course prerequisites

This is a seminar in the Patoss annual conference.