Free Webinar: Executive Functioning Skills for School Success

executive functioning webinar

Who
Dr. Greg Stasi, Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Monal Patel MOT, OTR/L

What
Executive Functioning Skills are critical for school success but are often not taught in the classroom. This webinar will cover the five basic areas of executive functioning:

  • Initiation
  • Shift
  • Planning/organization
  • Inhibition
  • Working memory

Parents will be encouraged to evaluate their child’s current executive functioning habits and will be given practical applications for daily school work including the following:

  • More effective organization
  • Planning
  • Study skills
  • Goal setting

This webinar is ideal for any parent looking to improve their child’s executive functioning skills in order to see real progress in academic functioning this school year.

When
Tuesday, September 15th from 8:00-9:00 pm CST
(Wednesday, 16th September 2015, 9-10AM Philippine Time)

Where
Live via webinar in the comfort of your own home

Cost
FREE

Click here to register for this FREE webinar.

Bridge The Gap

As therapists, we are well aware of the health disparities that exist in our country and the rest of the world. Poverty makes it doubly hard for children with special needs and their families to avail of rehabilitation services.

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce BRIGHT START Children’s Special Services, a non-profit organization helping children with special needs from low-income families in Cebu City, Philippines.

Objectives:

To provide specialized intervention services and support to low income families who may need assistance in caring for a child with special needs. Children with special needs refer to children who have developmental delays or who have an established condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay.

To support existing public and private institutions or organizations such as health centers, child day cares, schools, and orphanages in promoting early identification and intervention of children with developmental disabilities.

Projects and Activities:

Lecture on the importance of early intervention for children with special needs.

Occupational Therapy Screening

Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Intervention

Supporting Other Non-profit Organizations

How You Can Help:

1. Share BRIGHT START Facebook page with your friends.

2. In-kind Donations:

The children with special needs and their families would appreciate pre-loved toys, books, and clothes.

We have collection centers in Manila, Cagayan de Oro, Austin (Texas), Los Angeles (California), and Canberra (Australia).

For those in Cebu, we would be glad to pick up your donations.

Please email us at brightstartcebu@gmail.com for more information.

3. Cash Donations:

We also accept cash donations for special projects and medical assistance for BRIGHT START patients (e.g. medicines and vitamins, doctor/specialist consultations, and laboratory fees).

Cash donations may be deposited to:
Banco De Oro Peso Checking Account # 7448-0000-20
Banco De Oro Dollar Savings Account # 7440-0012-03

Please email a copy of your deposit slip with your name and address to brightstartcebu@gmail.com so we can properly acknowledge your donation.

For those in Cebu, we would be glad to pick up your donations.

All cash donations are acknowledged with an official receipt.

Thank you for your support.

DSAPI Early Intervention Seminar

When & Where
Sunday, November 21, 2010 (8:00am – 5:00pm)
Session Room 1, Lay Force Complex, San Carlos Seminary,
EDSA, Guadalupe, Makati City, Philippines

The Down’s Syndrome Association of the Philippines Inc (DSAPI) will hold its 4th and last Early Intervention Seminar for the year. This seminar is specifically designed for new parents of babies with Down Syndrome ages ranging from 0 to 3 years old. Medical and developmental concerns and issues will be discussed by top leading medical professionals in the country together with a complete paramedical team. This program, if given during the critical first year of life, have been proven – without doubt – to dramatically improve the potential of children with Down Syndrome.

If you haven’t the budget for Branson tickets, then maybe it is worth your time and money to attend this event instead. Registration fee is at P300.00 per head. For reservation, please ring telephone nos. 895-36-06 or 895-96-42.

Forum on Nutritional and Dietary Interventions for Children with Special Needs

When & Where
Saturday, 7 August 2010
3 to 5 PM
Buildabilities Inc.
Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines

Speaker: Venus Navarro Kesner, registered nutritionist-dietician.


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This is information that you normally get from textbooks. Through this forum, it will also be a great venue for people involved in caring for children with special needs to share knowledge that may be helpful with other attendees. For any inquiries, contact Miss Grace or Nino Ybanez via phone numbers (032) 2320681 or 0917 321 0105 or via email at buildabilitiesinc@yahoo.com.

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