Helping Your Child Stay Organized and On Task This School Year

When kids head back to school, we often think about the classes they will take and the information they will learn; for example, math, science, and history. It’s also important to think about other skills that are required for learning and accomplishing tasks in daily life. “Executive functioning” is a term used to describe skills such as planning, staying on task, organizing, and monitoring if you are doing a task correctly. On your child’s report card, these are often called “learning skills”. Executive functioning skills are important for success in school, on the job, and in everyday life. With...

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