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Executive Functioning at Camp: Teaching and Fostering Independence

Date & Time: June 20, 2022 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Price: $25 – $40
Location: Zoom
Organizer: ACA, New England
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Executive Functioning at Camp: Teaching and Fostering Independence

Provide the language of what Executive Functioning really is and some expected developmental milestones (often, young staff can expect more than campers are developmentally capable of doing and this leads to conflict); Provide some examples of where you might predict issues with EF to impede camp participation; Recommendations for how to teach executive functioning at camp and tools to use in the environment and certain activities to build camper independence

Tuesday, May 17, 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET, E-Session on Zoom

Cost: 25$ for individual ACA members; $40 for non-members

This session will be recorded and shared with registered attendees who are unable to join live to watch for 30 days.

About the Presenters:

Elise Wulff, MGH Aspire

Elise Wulff has over 10 years of experience collaborating with and supporting the neurodiverse population, their families, and professionals in both public and private settings. A veteran of the specialized camp world, Elise helps programs develop, implement, and refine staff training modules for such topics as inclusion practices, behavior management, social skills development, stress management, and self-awareness strategies in the camp setting. Elise combines her teaching experience with research-supported social-emotional interventions to help camps reach their own goals of supporting the Whole Camper. In addition, Elise oversees year-round programming that includes groups, parent coaching, professional development, curriculum design.



June 20, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25 – $40
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Kerry Salvo

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