Executive Functioning and the Common Core

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Guare

Save the date! Friday, November 7th, 2014

Richard Guare will increase our understanding of executive functioning skills!

Richard Guare, Ph.D., D-BCBA is a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst who serves as director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, NH. He received his doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Harvard Medical School-Children’s Hospital Boston. Dr. Guare serves as a consultant to schools and agencies in programs for autism, learning, attention and behavior disorders and acquired brain injuries. He has presented and published research and clinical work involving attention, executive skills, and neurological disorders.

Dr. Guare is co-author with Dr. Margaret Dawson of the books, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Smart but Scattered, and Coaching Students with Executive Skill Deficits. He is also co-author of the recently published book Smart But Scattered Teens, and the iPhone children’s application Randominder.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn effective strategies to support individuals with executive functioning skills as well as better understand how executive functioning deficits affect mastery of the Common Core standards.