LYNNE KENNEY, PSYD

While there are many age-appropriate ways to help children enhance components of executive function and thinking skills, The Parts of a Task Game may be one of my favorite activities. Watch my short video and download the free worksheet in my blog. -Lynne Kenney, Psy.D

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Dr. Lynne Kenney recently released 2 practical programs introducing research-based activities from her most recent works Bloom Your Room and 70 Play Activities To Enhance Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior. Discover simple activities to enhance competence, confidence, communication and collaboration. Get ahead of misbehavior by teaching with the brain in mind!

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No one can ever prepare a parent for the confusion that comes when their child appears to learn in a different way from other children. And sometimes, we forget that parents of our students may also be struggling to understand how to help their child. Read more and download a helpful worksheet for parents: The Vocabulary of Reading.

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Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students grades K-6.  Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.



Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor - UCLA/UCLA Medical School.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine.



Dr. Kenney’s books include, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior with Rebecca Comizio (PESI, 2016), the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room
™ (Mrs. Beetle's Books, 2017), Musical Thinking™ (Unhooked Books, 2016), and Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids with Wendy Young (Unhooked Books, 2015).  Her professional development platform, The Kinetic Classroom, brings executive function education and cognitive-motor movement to educators and clinicians worldwide.



Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as the Neurological Health Foundation, Understood.org, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On).  She values closing the education gap in poverty and enjoys working with Title I schools.

 

 





 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney maintains a private practice.  She is an author for St. Lynn’s Press, Better Life Media, Inc., and Move 2 Think, LLC.  Dr. Kenney is the creator of The Family Coach Method.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.