Ask Ellen: How to Develop Your Child’s Executive Function Skills
Executive function skills are essential for kids to thrive at school and at home. Planning, staying organized, and managing time are important for academic success and balancing the responsibilities of daily life. But what if your child is struggling with these skills?
In our latest Ask Ellen Live Q&A, our co-director Dr. Ellen Braaten took questions directly from parents, teachers, and caregivers. Tune in to learn how you can help boost your child’s executive function skills as they transition back to school.
- Q+A: My kids are 8 and 5 years old. How can I teach them executive function skills? (MGH Clay Center)
- How Do You Measure Executive Function Skills in Kids? (MGH Clay Center)
- What Is Executive Function Coaching? (MGH Clay Center)
- Understanding Executive Functioning Issues in Your Child (Understood)
- What Is Working Memory? (MGH Clay Center)
- What Does It Mean To Be “Gifted?” (MGH Clay Center)
- Intro To Processing Speed (MGH Clay Center)
Episode produced by Joshua Eng
Music by Dr. Gene Beresin
Special thanks to Monique Costa, Mass General Social Media Manager, and the Mass General Marketing Department
We are deeply grateful to Lavinia Clay and the Clay Center Advisory Council for supporting our Ask Ellen Q&A series. Their steadfast commitment to the Clay Center’s mission makes our work possible.
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