Jan 20 2023
Exploring Executive Functioning with Dr. Karen Dudek-Brannan
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Dr. Karen Dudek-Brannan is the founder and CEO of Dr. Karen, LLC, a company focused on empowering educators to support language, literacy, executive functioning, and cognitive wellness. She currently offers online professional development focused on helping K-12 therapists (SLPs, psychologists, social workers, and other service providers) develop programs and services that support students in the areas of language, literacy, and executive functioning. She also helps IEP teams work together so they can provide more comprehensive support for students despite having big caseloads. Dr. Karen is a licensed SLP and has a doctorate in special education, a special education director license, and an assistive technology graduate certificate. She spent 14 years in the school systems before starting an online education company in 2015. She's currently the host of the De Facto Leaders podcast, where she shares up-to-date evidence-based practices, her own experience, and guest interviews designed to help clinicians and educators feel more confident in the way they serve their caseloads, so they can help school-age kids grow up to be successful, kind, well-adjusted people. You can listen to the show on most popular podcast directories and can scroll through past episodes on this page here. You can learn more about her programs for speech-language pathologists here, and you can learn more about her programs for IEP teams and leadership development here.
Dr. Karen Dudek-Brannan has a free executive functioning implementation guide, originally designed for school therapists like SLPs, social workers, psychs, counselors, etc but really it is appropriate for anyone who is responsible for providing some type of support or specialized services. You can find the executive functioning guide at drkarendudekbrannan.com/efschools.
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