New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Children & Youth SIS - Enhancing Executive Functioning Skills in the Lives of Your Students

  • 10 May 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Rundlett Middle School - 144 South Street, Concord, NH 03301



NHOTA Children & Youth SIS

Enhancing Executive Functioning Skills in the Lives of Your Students

Day/Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Venue: Rundlett Middle School, Concord, NH

144 South Street, Concord, NH 03301

presented by well-known researcher & author

Peg Dawson, Ed. D., NCSP

2.0 CEUs

$10 NHOTA Members / $20 Not-Yet Members / Students Free



  1. Identify 4 or 5 Executive functioning skills and what they mean to your students.
  2. Through brainstorming and collaborative planning, develop 2 or more plans to help a student support their executive function skills.
  3. Identify specific resources/ tools to maximize student’s learning and how to approach supporting EF within the school environment.

Peg Dawson received her doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. She worked as a school psychologist for 16 years in Maine and New Hampshire, and since 1992 has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She has many years of organizational experience at the state, national, and international level, and served in many capacities. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the sleep problems of adolescents, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework. Along with her colleague, Dr. Richard Guare, she has written several books for parents and professionals on the topic of executive skills, including Smart but Scattered and Smart but Scattered Teens. Peg is the 2006 recipient of the National Association of School Psychologists’ Lifetime Achievement Award.


Bring  your school team! Are you working with teachers, guidance and others on Executive Function skills? Gather together for this session to ask Peg questions and develop plans for your students or program.  There will be a brief review of executive function skills and then the majority of the time with be spent on a question and answer session and discussions where you, the audience, has the opportunity to ask Peg about specific scenarios or student profiles that you need help with.   You can share your successes as well!!!

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
Mail: P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
Phone: (603) 868-7475

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