Executive Functions in Preschoolers: They Do Exist!
Starting 2/14/2020 at 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Event Groups:
• Summit ESC - Curriculum
• Summit ESC - Teaching & Learning
• Summit ESC - Special Education
• Summit ESC - Early Childhood
• Summit ESC - School Psychology
• Summit ESC - Speech/Language Pathology
• Summit ESC - School Counselors
• Summit ESC - Administrative
The development of executive functioning begins from birth and is critical to the academic and social success for students.  Early identification and intervention has been proven to assist students at high risk for executive functioning difficulties.  This discussion is designed for psychologists and will include information regarding executive functioning development in preschoolers.  It will also examine methods of preschool assessment and most importantly, methods of intervention to assist typically and atypically developing students. 

Learning Objectives:

The attendee will be able to discuss the development of executive functioning in preschoolers.

The attendee will be able to discuss methods to assess executive functioning in preschoolers.

The attendee will be able to discuss interventions to improve executive functioning in preschoolers.


About the presenter:


Dr. Steven C. Guy is a pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice in Columbus, Ohio and works with children and adolescents with a wide variety of developmental and acquired conditions.  He completed his undergraduate work at Judson College in Elgin, Illinois and his graduate work at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Guy completed his internship at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.  He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient hospital settings as well as in private practice in the Baltimore/Washington DC area.  He has held positions of clinical instructor at both The Ohio State University and in the Division of Pediatric Neurology/Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland Medical Center.  Dr. Guy has completed research in the area of lead poisoning, the effects of chronic illness on family functioning, memory abilities, learning disabilities and in the area of executive/regulatory functioning.  He is also one of the coauthors of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF Parent, teacher and Self-report).  His current research interests include learning disabilities and pervasive developmental disorders and he is continuing his research developing methods designed to assist in the assessment of executive function.   

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