Executive Functions and their relationship to specific identified diagnoses: Patoss
Date(s)22 Apr 2023 - 22 Apr 2024
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 hours1 hour and 30 minutes
Course themesReviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory, SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
AudienceAssessors, Support, Assessment centres, Training institutions
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.
- 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
This is a seminar in the Patoss annual conference.