Executive Function 101: Why It Is Important and How You Can Help Your Child.

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Learn Ways to Help Your Child Gain Better Emotional Control, Flexibility and Organizational Skills at September Program

All Connecting for Kids events are free and open to the public.

Free child care is available, but participants must register.

Executive Function 101: Why It Is Important and How You Can Help Your Child

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

7:00 p.m.

Westlake Porter Public Library, Porter Room

Does your child struggle to keep emotions in check? Can he or she be flexible when changes occur? Does your child procrastinate in starting a project or have trouble keeping on task? Christine A. Chambers, MEd, OTR/L, of Abilities First, LLC, will help parents gain an understanding of typical executive function skills at the preschool through preteen levels. Parents will learn strategies to help their child gain better emotional control and flexibility. Chambers will also discuss ways to help a child with task initiation, planning, organization and time management as well as strategies to increase working memory and sustained attention to tasks.

This event is co-sponsored with the Westlake Porter Public Library. Free child care is provided, but space is limited. To register for the program and child care, please visit or email or call 440-250-5563.

About Connecting for Kids

Connecting for Kids offers education and support for families with questions or concerns about their child, with a focus on children birth through age 12. A formal diagnosis, such as an autism spectrum disorder or ADHD, is not required to receive information or participate in Connecting for Kids’ programs. Resources are available for a number of concerns, including but not limited to, anxiety, attention, food allergies, sensory, and speech-language. Families can attend innovative, free programming and learn how to improve their child’s behavior, social skills and more. The organization also offers support groups, a parent mentor program and numerous resources to empower parents to enable their child to reach his or her full potential. If your child is struggling, you’re not alone. Connecting for Kids can help.


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