Executive function skills are needed to get things done! For students who struggle with executive function, they may find it very difficult to be successful in the classroom. Do any of the following sound familiar?
- Forgets to write down homework assignments and often is unaware that something was due for a class
- Remembers the assignment or finds out from a classmate, but can not find the materials needed to complete the assignment
- Struggles to get started on tasks and spends many additional hours on school work than is necessary
- Once started with work, has difficulty completing the tasks
- Struggles to manage time effectively
- Completes assignments but forgets to turn them in to the teacher
- Break down large or long-term assignments
Lauren and her team of coaches work closely with K-12 and college students, to help them develop necessary strategies and skills for success in the classroom and ultimately their future career. These skills are not only needed in an academic setting but are also essential to be successful after the role of "student" is complete. By tracking assignments, breaking down large assignments, working on self-advocacy skills, identifying areas of challenge and frustration, and collaborating with teachers and parents, Lauren and her team have helped many students reach their full potential in the classroom setting. Use the Contact section of this website to learn more about the services provided and how Lauren and her coaches might be able to help your student. Sessions are designed to fit around your schedule and can be done in-person (at your home), via Skype or call. Many clients receive a combination of all three methods throughout the week. Regular check-ins and follow-up is part of the key to success for building these skills.