Tri-State Webinar: Executive Functioning: Part 4 of 4: STOP and Read the Room: Situation Awareness and Independent Executive Function Skills


Executive Function is a complex set of skills that have a profound impact on individuals with autism across the spectrum. Implementing strategies in the component areas of executive function is integral to student success in academic and social environments. This webinar, the fourth in a four-part part series will help the learner to develop an understanding of the role of situational awareness.

Learner Objectives:

  • Describe 2 features for each of the four elements of situational awareness: Space, Time, Objects, People 
  • Define the relationship between situational awareness and self-regulation 
  • State the definition of ‘mimetic ideational information processing’ as it pertains to executive function skills.
  • List the 4 elements of mimetic ideational information processing
  • List 3 strategies to increase a student’s ability to STOP and read the room


Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist, Co-Director Cognitive Connections, LLP and Co-Author of the 360 Thinking™ Executive Function Program with Kristen Jacobsen.

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The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Autism.



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