The Growing Brain From Birth to Five Years Old: Cognition and Executive Function


Session Dates

Thursday May 18, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Webinar

Young children are driven to learn how the world works. They learn best when you follow their lead and use everyday experiences to teach important concepts. This session will identify a set of cognitive processes know as executive functioning skills, that are crucial for learning.


Participants will:

  1. Identify how cognitive development unfolds.
  2. List ways to support cognitive development in young children.
  3. Identify the critical role of executive functioning in cognitive and overall development.

Target Audience

This training is intended for Early Intervention service personnel/providers, early childhood education professionals, and parents.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Molly Martz, at 717-901-2151, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Infant/Toddler Staff Training Hours
No credit


EITA Consultant

Event Contact:


Molly Martz

Content Contact:

Michael Brink