Tri-State Webinar: Understanding and Supporting Executive Function in Young Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (Part 2 of 2)

by TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)

Meet Online
February 22, 2023 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Check In
at 3:15 pm

Course description

This two-part series will provide an overview of the development of executive functioning (EF) skills in early childhood (ages 3-6 years), as well as an introduction to strategies to support the early development of EF skills in young children with EF challenges.

Register for Part 1


Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of executive functioning (EF) in early childhood development, particularly in developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Identify potential signs of EF challenges in young children with DD/ASD
  • Understand the research evidence for how EF relates to long-term functional outcomes in DD/ASD
  • Explain the transdiagnostic role of EF in common childhood mental health issues

Presenter Information:

Abigail Brandt, MA, CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related language, communication, and feeding differences. Her clinical interests include individual and group based-interventions targeting executive function skills, higher-order language, and social communication skills in early childhood and transitioning to young adulthood. Ms. Brandt’s research interests include early childhood executive functioning intervention and group-based intervention to support gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals.


Refund Policy

Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.


February 22, 2023 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Check In
at 3:15 pm
Q&A will follow the webinar
Meet Online 1.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
Rhonda Danner
Abigail Brandt, MS, CCC-SLP
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National

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