Colleen DeVeyrac is an international public speaker, teacher, and educational consultant presenting workshops across Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. She has done many keynote sessions across Canada and Australia as well as the Super Conference in Vancouver, the Special Education Conference in Vancouver, the ATA conference in Edmonton, as well as many district days and PD Days for specific schools. Colleen is also involved in mentoring first and second year teachers in Northern Alberta for a First Nations Board which she absolutely loves. She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Physical Education and has completed her Masters of Learning Innovation from Queensland University of Technology. She has worked with youth at risk for over 15 years and has implemented early intervention and adolescent programs to assist students in transitioning into mainstream schooling.
F10 - Save Your Sanity: Executive Functioning and ADHD – Strategies, Strategies, and More Strategies
Executive functioning issues can create many difficulties for the student with ADHD when they are required to plan, organize, prepare and complete tasks. These skills and many more are necessary for success in the classroom, but many students struggle and ultimately disengage. This session is designed to explore the strategies students need when they are experiencing Executive Functioning problems and ideas to help them achieve in the classroom.