This training provides the parent the opportunity to step back while the consultant provides skills training and assumes a supervisory role allowing the parent-child relationship to become more rewarding.
Executive skills are the cognitive skills that are needed to accomplish goals.
- Time Management
- Organization and problem-solving
- Emotional regulation
Executive Skills allow students to do the following:
- Plan their time
- Set goals and priorities
- Organize assignments
- Manage materials
- Complete homework
- Turn in assignments
- Break down tasks
- Develop effective study skills
- Plan and execute long-term projects
- Cope with a complicated schedule
- Transition easily
- Communicate their needs
- Work cooperatively with others
What makes this training effective?
- Student has a positive support person to use as a sounding board and provide detailed feedback.
- Family and Consultant determine strengths and weaknesses to determine priority areas of need.
- Student feels empowered to select strategies building “buy in” and independence.
- Student learns self-advocacy skills to express what works best for them and why.