Date(s) – 02/12/2019
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lexington Community Center Room 242
39 Marrett Road
Do you know a child or teen who struggles with knowing what to say, who to say it to, and when to say it? Are their reactions too big or emotions out of control? Is getting out the door a constant struggle? If so, join us for this seminar where you will learn practical strategies for building these skills and more. Participants will gain a better understanding of the role of executive functioning in social-emotional learning.” Location TBD; please check back.
Beverly Montgomery, M.S., CCC-SLP, earned her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University where she specialized in pragmatic and narrative language. After spending more than 9 years in the Lexington Public Schools she founded Lex Communicate in 2011. Beverly developed a team-based model which is a collaborative, therapeutic relationship between herself, other providers, schools and, most importantly, the family. Inspired by her opportunity to work with executive functioning expert Sarah Ward, she specializes in combining social communication and executive functioning treatment and has advanced training in these areas. Beverly is passionate about providing education, advocacy and consultations to families, school systems and other professionals. Beverly provides trainings in the areas of social communication, executive functioning and the inclusion of individuals with neurointegrative deficits to schools, parent groups and the broader community. She served as an instructor in the areas autism and social communication in the Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Program at Antioch University New England and in the Communication Sciences and Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders graduate programs at Elms College. Most recently, she completed a position as adjunct faculty at the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine.