Kathy Morris – Self-Regulation & Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents: Visual Strategies and Hands-on Techniques to Provide Structure, Predictability, and Routines
Courses Content :
- Kathy Morris
- 6 Hours 15 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- May 15, 2019
Self-Regulation and Executive Functioning (EF)
- Neuroanatomy of the brain
- Mirror neurons
- Sensory issues vs. behavior issues
- Address communication breakdowns before they become social skills deficits
- Structure, predictability and routines to support self-regulation
- Research-based interventions
VISUAL STRATEGIES AND HANDS-ON TECHNIQUES TO PROVIDE STRUCTURE, PREDICTABILITY AND ROUTINES
- Engagement learning: Clock partners
- Eloise: Meltdown video
- Video Monitoring: Case example
- Levels of talking: Video examples
- Sheldon: High interest area
- Power card example
- Creating power cards collaboratively
- Power cards for different age and developmental levels
- Emotional control
- Anxiety management video
- Emotions charts
- Relaxation schedules
- Calm down cards
- Breathe cards: Video
- Social stories formats: Video examples
- Me-Moves: Experiential practice
- Turtle technique
- Impulse control
- Positive behaviors flip books
- 1st then cards
- Now and next cards
- Key chain rules: Video Example
Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S. Related seminars and products: 8
Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S., has had over 42 years of experience working with children and adolescents with severe behavioral difficulties including those with autism, ADHD, and executive dysfunction. Her consulting firm, igivuWings, specializes in autism and behavioral issues. Kathy works directly with families, educators, counselors, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, and medical professionals throughout the world.
She has been a speech therapist, teacher for self-contained programs, resource teacher and first grade teacher. Kathy was also a diagnostician/supervisor for all grade levels. She was a LIFE Skills/autism/behavior/assistive technology consultant at a Texas education service center before leaving to start her own business in 1999.
A prolific speaker, Kathy has keynoted many national/international conferences. She is a frequent guest on a local news program promoting research-based techniques for working with children and adolescents with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and executive functioning differences.
Her video, Facilitating the Classroom Learning of Students with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, Grades K-6, has been an addition for campus and district staff developments as well as for those in clinical practice. In addition, she has an audio CD, Practical Strategies for Working with Students with Social Cognitive Differences in the General Education Classroom.
Financial: Kathy Morris maintains a private practice. She has authored an audio product and a DVD product which are published by the Bureau of Education & Research. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Kathy Morris is the mother of adult children with autism spectrum disorders.