Webinar Programme

Connections in Mind’s complimentary webinars about executive functions bring experts in the field of executive function, neuroscience and coaching to you, wherever you are. Our webinar series looks at executive functions in more detail and gives you practical strategies and guidance on how engaging and improving your EF’s in the home and professional environment can help you to excel and flourish.

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Executive functions and Dyslexia: What's the link?

Wednesday 9th June 2021, 8pm (BST) 3pm (EST)

About this webinar:

Victoria will be discussing the link between dyslexia and challenges with executive function skills. Drawing on her own experience, Victoria will also discuss the emotional impact of being dyslexic as she grew up and will share advice and tips for individuals and parents.

What will this webinar cover: 

– What are executive functions

– The neuroscience behind executive functions and learning

– What does the research say about dyslexia and executive functions

– Behaviours that can stem from the emotional impact of being dyslexic

 

Who is this webinar aimed at? Parents, adults and educational professionals

Cost: Complimentary

 

“I loved that Victoria began sharing her own challenges, that makes the whole talk more relevant. I like the fact that it was short but clear and practical.”

Webinar attendees, 4th November, 2020

 

Why executive functions are the key to supporting self-regulated learning in the classroom

Wednesday 16th June 2021, 8pm (BST) 3pm (EST)

About this webinar:

In this special webinar, Victoria Bagnall will be discussing the role of executive functions in supporting self-regulated learning in the classroom. As educational professionals, we play a key part in providing a supportive environment for executive function development.

We know from research that executive functions and self-regulating behaviours are essential for school success, are predictive of maths and reading competence, and in driving positive student-teacher relationships (Diamond, 2013; Diamond & Lind, 2016).

What will this webinar cover: 

– What are executive functions

– What do executive function challenges look like in the classroom

– How you can support your student’s executive function development

– How to providing opportunities for self-regulated learning 

Who is this webinar aimed at?  Education professionals 

Cost: £10 + VAT

“The passion and knowledge that the presenters was second to none. Informative yet friendly.”

Webinar attendees, 10th March 2021

 

Is your working memory working? Key strategies adults need for success.

Wednesday 23rd June 2021, 8pm (BST) 3pm (EST)

About this webinar:

Losing your keys, leaving your wallet on top of the car and driving off (we have all been there), forgetting your partners birthday, or having to ask work colleagues to repeat instructions. These can be daily occurrences for those of us who struggle with our working memory – which is one of core executive functions skills!

In this very special webinar you will not only walk away with strategies to improve your working memory, but we will provide you with guidance on implementing and maintaining these strategies in your daily life. We know from research that this can be the hardest part! 

 

Who is this webinar aimed at? Parents, adults and educational professionals

Cost: £10 +VAT 

 

“Delivery was very personable, content was a good blend of research and own experience / advice”

Webinar attendees, 14th October, 2020

 

Parenting children with ADHD challenges

Thursday 8th July 2021, 8pm (BST) 3pm (EST)

About this webinar:

Parenting children or teens with ADHD can be an extremely rewarding experience; their boundless energy, personalities and the drive of their hyper focus which be a powerful advantage if channelled in an effective way.

However we also recognise that parenting children or teens with ADHD can be really challenging at times. That’s why we are back with our good friends, Phil Anderton and Lisa Mangle from ADHD-360 who are experts in the assessment and treatment of ADHD.

What will this webinar cover?

– Behavioural challenges associated with ADHD

– The link between executive functions and ADHD

– Support executive function development to reduce behaviour challenges

– Other support that is available to you (medical and non-medical)

 

Who is this webinar aimed at? Parents with children or teens with ADHD, education professionals

Cost: Complimentary

 

“Very good talk on executive functions and very useful practical tips”

Webinar attendees, 10th March, 2021