We teach dyslexic children the way they are meant to learn.
Athena Academy is a nonprofit private school in Palo Alto, CA - San Francisco Bay Area. Our anticipated 2015-2016 enrollment is 60 students. We are devoted to using the best teaching methods, based on current scientific research, for each of our amazingly bright, creative and capable dyslexic students. We develop an individualized education program for each student to be most effective at helping them overcome their obstacles, AND to teach to their strengths and gifts. Read More
Limited number of spaces still available for 2015-2016 school year.
In this presentation, Dr. Richard Guare, author of Smart but Scattered, will explain what executive skills are and their development over the course of childhood and adolescence. He will also provide examples of how these skills manifest themselves in the daily behavior and performance of children. Following this he will discuss strategies that parents and teachers can use to support and enhance development of executive skills. In conjunction with the presentation, Dr. Guare will provide parents and teachers with a set of tools that they can use with their children and students.
Richard Guare, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst who serves as director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center. Dr. Guare serves as a consultant to schools and agencies in programs for autism, learning and behavior disorders, and acquired brain injuries. He has presented and published research and clinical work involving attention, executive skills, and neurological disorders.
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