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Executive Functioning and Remote Learning (Sarah Ward)

  • October 14, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom link will be emailed to those who register before the event, stay tuned

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Oct 14, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Lexington SEPAC

 

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Please join us for an event with Sarah Ward regarding Executive Functioning and Remote Learning.  Zoom link will be available to those who register and will be sent out prior to the event. 

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Also, please join us as a member by registering at lexsepta.org/join so we can continue to bring information and events to you and ensure your voice is heard within Lexington Public Schools.

Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP and Co-Director has over 25 years experience in diagnostic evaluations, treatment and 
case management of children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of developmental and  acquired brain based learning difficulties and behavioral problems not limited to but including:


    •    Attention Deficit Disorder
    •    Verbal Learning Disabilities
    •    Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
    •    Asperger Syndrome
    •    Other Social-Cognitive Learning Disabilities
    •    Traumatic Brain Injury
    •    Acquired Brain Injury

Her particular interest is in the assessment and treatment of executive function deficits.

Sarah also provides consultation and expert witness testimony regarding the symptoms and functional  presentation of deficits associated with brain based learning disabilities and the appropriateness of  academic placement and treatment programs. She became a specialist in the assessment and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury with an  emphasis on the treatment of executive functions. She subsequently began to train graduate students  in speech and language pathology, medical and special education professionals on the symptoms and  treatment methods to improve the language, cognitive, executive function and social skills of brain  based disorders.  

Sarah is a Past President of the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association,  member of  the Massachusetts Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Board and the National Institutes of Health Model  Systems Traumatic Brain Injury Grant Advisory Board and is a member of the American Speech and  Language Hearing Association.  She holds a faculty appointment at the Massachusetts General  Hospital Institute of Health Professions where she provides instruction to graduate level students in the  assessment techniques, development of therapeutic objectives, and intervention strategies for  individuals with traumatic brain injury.

Sarah is dedicated to developing innovative treatment strategies and educating the community to  understand, care for and celebrate the learning and behavioral based differences in individuals with  brain based learning differences. A popular speaker, Sarah is an internationally recognized expert on executive function and presents seminars and workshops on the programs and strategies she has developed with her Co-Director Kristen Jacobsen. Their 360 Thinking Executive Function Program received the Innovative Promising Practices Award from the National Organization CHADD. She has presented to and consulted with over 1200 public and private schools in the United States, Canada and Europe. Awards Received:  

    •    Bette Ann Harris Distinguished Professional (2017)

  • ACE awards (2013, 2016) from American Speech and Language Hearing Association
  • Recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, May, 2005.
  • Recipient of the Faculty in Excellence Award from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, May, 2002 and 2011
  • Recipient of the Partners in Excellence Award from the Massachusetts General Hospital , December, 1998
  • Recipient of the Stephanie Macaluso Expertise in Clinical Practice Award for the Massachusetts General Hospital , June 1998

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

  •  Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  •  Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Lexington SEPAC/SEPTA

146 Maple St, Lexington MA, 02421

presidents@lexsepta.org

LexSEPAC and LexSEPTA encompasses both the Parent Advisory Council for children with special needs in Lexington, MA and Lexington’s special education PTA.

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