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Functioning through Dysfunction! will outline the partnership between motor planning and executive function. Together, Penny and Sam provide an understanding of motor planning, the phases of motor planning, executive functioning and the skills required for activities for daily living including writing. This workshop is designed for parents, teachers, tutors and support workers as an opportunity to inform, educate and advocate for understanding, adjustments and patience for children with motor planning and executive functioning challenges. This is the second of a 3 part series, part 1 and 3 inform and draw on the content from this workshop to provide solutions for those with written output difficulties.

Workshop Objectives include:

  • Understand the relationship of executive functions to self regulation and praxis skills.
  • Understand the phases of motor planning.
  • Understand the major components of executive function.
  • Understand the executive functioning skills your child requires for writing (text construction).
  • Understand the challenges your child may experience as a result of motor planning and executive function dysfunction (sensory, emotional, attention, participation and academic).

Registered participants will receive:

  • 4 weeks of access to pre-recorded workshop from date of  registration and payment via Participant Login.
  • A copy of the presentation slides
  • Supporting handouts and resources
  • TQI Accreditation 4 Hours
  • Opportunity to provide feedback via Survey (required for TQI)

Cost: $80

What are people saying about this workshop?

“I found the information very helpful in providing a context to behaviours and interactions between activities and the problems that might be behind/associated with them.”

“This identified and emphasised the importance of EF skills in relation to daily activities, not only at school but for life, especially from a physical side of things.”

“I’ve already made lots of small changes in my planning for workshops and learning tasks in my classroom.The content has been exceptional, and exceptionally explained, it has been incredibly engaging and informative.”