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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Executive Functioning, Part 01 - Introduction (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Executive Functioning, Part 01 - Introduction (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Executive Functioning, Part 01 - Introduction (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Executive Functioning, Part 01 - Introduction

Presenters: Sharon Krupa-Sirotek, Ph.D. and Dawna Sigurdson, Ed.S.
Originally aired October 28, 2015


Learner Objectives

Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of Executive Function (EF)
  • Understand the brain/body connection
  • Recognize the impact of the brain/body connection on behavior
  • Recognize ways to assess executive function.


Study Questions

  1. What is the definition of Executive Function?
  2. What part of the brain is responsible for higher order thinking or executive function?
  3. Give 2 examples of behaviors or characteristics that would be displayed in an individual who may have problems with executive function.



Email Amanda Timmerman the following information:

  1. The Title of the Webinar
  2. Your Full Name
  3. Your Email Address
  4. Your School District
  5. Your Role (Teacher, para, SLP, etc.)
  6. Your answer(s) to the above study questions
    (type each question and add your answer below it)


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Contact Information

Amanda Timmerman


Once you have completed the requirements of this webinar, you will be sent your certificate (approximately 45 minutes of Professional Development Hours)

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