Question: My kids are 8 and 5 years old. How can I teach them executive function skills?
Dr. Braaten’s Answer:
Younger children aren’t really ready to have strong executive function skills, which include the ability to plan, think ahead, and remember what they are supposed to be doing.
My child was diagnosed with ADHD. He’s taking medication and I don’t see many problems at home, but his teacher constantly complains about issues at school.
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March is National Reading Month and a good time to reflect on the books that have made an impact on my work as a child psychologist. I’ve compiled a list of my “go to” books that I frequently recommend to parents on some of the more common problems I’ve observed in kids.