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How Executive Functioning Changes the Trajectory of Life

When I got into this world of teaching executive functioning skills (way back before the term even existed), I thought I would spend my time helping bright 6th graders who were struggling with the transition

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How to Teach Executive Functions: The BCE Method

I recently watched a Learning and the Brain webinar, taught by the team of Jack Naglieri and Kathleen Kryza. The topic was, unsurprisingly, executive functioning. I confess, it took some effort to sign

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6 Strategies to Build a Solid Executive Function Foundation

As I work with clients on time management, many are overwhelmed by the demands on their lives. They feel stuck – like they are in a downward spiral. Their brains and bodies are cracking under the

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Routines Lighten the Load for your Brain’s Executive Functioning

Many of my clients, especially those with ADHD, have such a hard time getting started in the mornings. Their internal voice is giving them a huge list of To-Dos, and whatever comes into sight around them

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Executive Functioning Tip #2: Plan to Carry a Planner; Paper vs. Technology

(Tip #2 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) Let’s talk about the executive functioning challenges of using computers and smart phones as effective time management

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Executive Functioning Tip #1: Get a Picture of Your Whole Life for the Whole Week

(Tip #1 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) A brain that lacks the executive functioning skills of time management, planning, and prioritizing creates a life full of stress,

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The Joy of Teaching Executive Functions

These last two weeks of August I am working seven to eight hours a day, face-to-face, with individual families. I teach the fundamentals of the executive functions of time management and organization.

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Executive Functioning Tip #8: Paper Piles

(Tip #8 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) Piles of paper haunt many people who have issues with executive functioning. For me, paper management was the last piece of

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Executive Functioning Tip # 7: The Digital Timer – One of My Best Buddies

(Tip #7 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) While I’m not a fan of digital clocks, I’m a HUGE fan of digital timers. Since time-challenged folks, like those with ADHD,

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Executive Funtioning Tip #6: View the Future, a Month at a Time

(Tip #6 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) Just like we need an analog clock to see the future space of time, we need to be able to look ahead to see our days. The simplest

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