EF: Working Memory—More Strategies and Navigating Resources

Location: Zoom
Presented by The Literacy Institute at Woodlynde School, this is part three of a three-part Zoom series, "Supporting the Executive Functions (EF) While Students are Operating in Distance/Blended Learning," by Dr. Cheryl Chase.

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Cheryl Chase, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in Independence, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of various conditions impacting children, adolescents, and young adults including ADHD, Learning Disorders, and emotional concerns. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Chase is also an accomplished speaker at the local and national levels, leading workshops on such timely topics as executive functioning, working memory, and ways in which our emotions impact learning and performance. Finally, Dr. Chase serves as an adjunct instructor at several colleges in the Cleveland area. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association, the American Psychological Association, and Learning Disabilities Association of America. For more information, please visit ChasingYourPotential.com or her Linkedin page.

In part three of the series, you will learn: 
  • a few additional strategies with specific examples; more of a focus on working memory this time
  • when to seek help and from whom (ADHD, comorbidities, parents struggle with EFs)
  • how anxiety and depression impact EFs 
  • reliable resources for more information
Woodlynde School is a private, co-ed college prep day school located in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that serves intelligent, talented students with learning differences in grades K - 12. Woodlynde provides a comprehensive, evidence-based Kindergartenelementarymiddle and high school program in a challenging yet nurturing environment for students with average to above average cognitive abilities (IQ) who have language- or math-based learning differences (such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia), Executive Function Challenges, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Auditory Processing Disorder. Even for those students without a diagnosed learning disability (LD), Woodlynde offers expert and caring teachers in small classroom settings that support academic success. Woodlynde School also offers a post-graduate (PG) program in partnership with Rosemont College as well as a regional Summer Camp for students who learn differently.