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Learn It Today – Use It Tomorrow!

Dealing with difficulties around focusing, planning, organizing & completing tasks? Then this conference is for you!

Presented by the renowned cognitive specialist Sarah Ward, this conference will immerse you in engaging virtual learning and provide you knowledge and strategies that can help you as a parent, teacher, or professional improve your child’s/adolescent’s skills and motivation. Many of these strategies can also help adults who struggle with organization, time management, and procrastination in their daily lives, school, and work

Award-winning theory made practical

Is it a struggle getting your children or students to stay focused? Do they have trouble finishing their work on time – or even getting it done at all? If those struggles hit home as you read them, then this event is for you.
Sarah Ward, MS CCC-SLP

Guided by the renowned cognitive specialist Sarah Ward, Learn It Today – Use It Tomorrow immerses you in a full day of interactive learning.

You’ll discover what executive function skills are and why they matter, how your actions play a role in their development, plus dozens of skill development strategies that you can start using immediately to improve a child or student’s ability to get things done.

Designed to be functional, you won’t feel like you need to reinvent the wheel to make these strategies work for you. Instead, through the Get Ready, Do, Done, model, you’ll learn how to tie those skills into the lesson plans and core curriculum you already have, so you can create powerful teaching tools without starting from scratch.

You’ll discover:

  • What Executive Function skills are and why they matter in daily life at home, school & work

  • How your actions play a role in their development

Explore strategies for:
  • Improving self-regulation
  • Following routines
  • Initiating tasks
  • Making transitions
  • The “Get Ready *Do* Done” Model
  • Closing the homework circle
  • Managing long-term projects & more!

It makes so much more sense.

“I attended a professional development session by Sarah Ward, a Speech Pathologist from the United States, 18 months ago and my knowledge has increased significantly.”

Megan I

Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP

Who is Sarah Ward?

When education experts need advice about behavioural and brain-based learning, they turn to Sarah Ward.

For over 25 years, she’s been a stalwart in helping parents, general educators, and special educators address learning difficulties like ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, brain injuries, verbal and non-verbal learning disabilities, and other social-cognitive learning disabilities.

With a focus on executive functioning, her innovative strategies recognize, understand, and nurture the different ways that individuals learn and engage with the world. It’s an approach that has earned her multiple awards and international acclaim, with appearances at over 1,200 educational institutions around the world.

But most importantly? It’s an approach that has made a difference, creating happier homes and classrooms while fostering better outcomes for the children in them.

When is the event?

Saturday, April 17th and Sunday, April 18th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST


Where is the event?

Hosted live on Zoom by The Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities

How much is it?

$25 through online registration

April 17
9 am-9:30 am
Overview of Executive Function
Skills Definition, Executive Dysfunction, Development of Executive Function Skill
9:30 am-10:30 am
Treatment Interventions
Improving Forethought, Self-Talk, Organizing Materials
10:30 am-10:40 am
10:40 am-11:30 am
Treatment Interventions (Continued)
Making Timely Transitions, Following Routines, Increasing Engagement for Online Tasks
11:30 am-12:00 pm
Time Management Strategies (for Hourly Time)
Sensing the Passage of Time, Identifying & Managing Time Robbers, Supporting Students in Sustaining Concentration, Managing Pace, Completing Tasks in Allocated Time Frames
April 18
9 am-9:30 am
Strategies to Increase Time Management
(for Daily Time)
9:30 am-10:30 am
Teaching and Planning Skills
Using the Get Ready * Do * Done Model to Develop Executive Function in the Classroom, Learning Center & Small Groups. The ‘Get Ready * Do * Done’ program teaches students the process of how to visualize simple, multi-step and complex tasks & assignments, and then sequence & plan the requisite steps to fully complete work.
10:30 am-10:40 am
10:40 am-12 pm
Teaching and Planning Skills (Continued)
Breaking Large Projects into Smaller Steps, Estimating and Scheduling Time for Completion,Understanding the Impact of Procrastination Tips for Creating a Positive & Productive Environment for Homework or Classwork

Show them how to achieve more

Click on the ‘Make a Payment’ button below to complete your reservation for the Learn It Today – Use It Tomorrow! event on April 17 & 18 with Sarah Ward.