Executive Functioning Coaching
Does your child have difficulty keeping track or materials or understanding multi-step directions?
Or, does your child work really hard in school and still not pass the test?
What if your child isn’t lazy?
What if your child just needs more effective tools in their toolbox to excel in school and life?
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
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.