Executive Functioning Coaching 

Executive functioning is the name given to a group of complex mental processes and cognitive abilities. These are the skills that allow individuals to manage thoughts, actions and emotions in order to accomplish tasks. Executive functioning skills include planning activities, managing time and organizing materials. They also include functions such as:

  • Remembering details
  • Paying attention
  • Switching focus
  • Study skills

Executive functioning coaching involves :

  • Remedial instruction
  • Interventions
  • Strategies

in areas such as:

  • Task initiation and completion
  • Studying for tests
  • Schedule planning
  • Keeping track of materials

The goal of executive functioning coaching is to help the individual  be successful in the classroom and beyond as well as to learn to advocate for his or her needs.