Clueless: Can’t Find It, Can’t Remember It, Can’t Do It. The Impact of Executive Dysfunction on Daily Life - Sheryl Pruitt




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Course Description

Executive Dysfunction (EDF) and its impact on daily life is often overlooked or underestimated as a contributor to the problems experienced by children, adolescents, and adults. An understanding of and strategies for remediating the impact of EDF and the associated disorders on family, education, socialization, behavior, and vocational performance will be provided. This will include definitions of EDF and associated disorders. The definitions will be pragmatic and will relate to how each of the neurological disorders impacts performance. Strategies such as cognitive modification strategies that can be easily utilized in everyday life will be given for practical remediation of the impact of EDF on everyday life. The strategies reduce stress and decrease the impact of the neurological disorders across multiple settings. The strategies are easy to implement and can be used in conjunction with individual or family therapy, at school, or at a work setting. This leaves the client, the family, co-workers, and friends with a positive, more successful relationship. These strategies create bridges that span the gap between failure and success.

Included in the information will be assessment tools and treatment resources. Handouts will be included that assist the listener to utilize the information presented. All of the material will be presented in a meaningful, motivational presentation that makes it interesting and easily understood by the participants. This lecture has been presented at the International Tourette Syndrome Association Convention, the International Learning Disability Association Convention, the American Speech and Hearing Association Convention, and the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada’s Annual General Meeting, as well as in other national and international conventions.

Learning Objectives

  • Have an understanding of the definition of Executive Dysfunction.
  • Leave with knowledge of the associated disorders that can accompany Executive Dysfunction.
  • Be clear that the impact of Executive Dysfunction spans across all settings of daily living skills.
  • Have an awareness of Executive Dysfunction’s impact on learning, memory, and employment.
  • Know the impact of Executive Function on socialization.
  • Grasp the behavioral implications of having Executive Dysfunction.
  • Have practical strategies that can be used to offset the effect of these disorders on the ability to be successful.

About the Speaker

Sheryl K. Pruitt, M.Ed., ET/P
– Clinical Director, Parkaire Consultants
– Author, International Speaker
– Educational Consultant
– Educational Therapist

Sheryl is the Clinical Director of Parkaire Consultants, a multidisciplinary clinic she founded to serve complex neurologically impaired individuals. Prior to the founding of Parkaire Consultants, Ms. Pruitt conducted a State of Georgia exemplary Model Learning Disability Program. Ms. Pruitt has served on Boards of Directors for organizations dealing with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, and Educational Therapy. She teaches a State of Georgia Professional Learning Unit Course on students with neurological impairments. Ms. Pruitt is a co-author of the books Teaching the Tiger; Tigers, Too and its supplements, Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers and co-authored the educational chapter in the Oxford Press medical book Tourette Syndrome. She presents nationally and internationally, and her presentations incorporate professional and personal family experiences.


CPD & CE credits available: 6

How do I receive these credits?

The participant must pass the multiple-choice test with a minimum score of 80%. There is a maximum of three attempts to achieve this.

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Our trainings are accredited by:

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