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Thursday, April 19
3:30pm - 6:45pm

Location: Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center
1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

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  Teaching Social Thinking to Early Learners through Stories and Play-Based Activities  

This course introduces professionals and parents to the many important facets of development that underlie social learning in preschool- and early elementary-age children. The ability to participate in collaborative play and learn as part of a group depends upon having a exible brain, competent language ability, self-regulation, and solid social-emotional development as well as the executive functioning skills to multitask the use of it all.

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Nancy Tarshis

Nancy Tarshis is a speech- language pathologist whose proli c career includes extensive experience working with children and their parents. Currently, she maintains a clinical practice, seeing patients birth to 21 for diagnoses and therapeutic treatment, supervises ten speech pathologists, lectures to medical residents and psychology interns, participates in research projects, and serves as adjunct clinical instructor at Teachers College, Columbia, Hunter College, NYU, and Hofstra University. She is deeply experienced in a wide variety of treatment methodologies, including Social Thinking, is a frequent speaker across the U.S. on its concepts and strategies, and co-authored We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers and We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers.