Executive function is a critical group of mental skills that help kids and adults navigate daily life – learning, work, recreation, and relationships. Learn with us as we take a closer look at the “Action” or doing skills and talk about the what, why and how of these brain functions. Developing action skills are essential for children and youth as they help brains to stay focused, filter distractions, and control impulses. These executive function skills include: organization, goal directed persistence, task initiation, response inhibition, and sustained attention. This video does an excellent job of breaking down the components of these skills and underscoring how important they are in all aspects of everyday life. Read more
The presenters do an outstanding job of sensitizing professionals and parents how important it is to possess these skills and the problems deficits in this area cause. This session offers easy-to-use strategies to help children acquire the action skills and simple tools that can be used by adults to strengthen and teach these key brain functions to children. Sharpening your awareness in this area will have a positive impact on your students, your clients and your own children. Well worth your time and your money to acquire this information and the skills that go with it.
Kelly Spanoghe, Ed.S.
Angelique McKoy, LGPC, NCC, CTP