The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens

The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens

Written in a fun, engaging format, this book is designed to motivate and inspire teens to carry out and complete tasks with ease.

Author: Sharon A. Hansen

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781608826582

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 144

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A wonderful resource for anyone who knows or works with teens who suffer from executive functioning disorder (EFD)—including parents, teachers, counselors, or clinicians. From handling frustration to taking notes in class, this book will help teens hone the skills they need to succeed. Do you know a teen who is disorganized, chronically late, forgetful, or impulsive? Do they struggle to get homework done, but never manage to turn it in on time? Perhaps it’s your son or daughter, a student you work with, or even a client. It’s likely that this teen suffers from executive functioning disorder (EFD), an attention disorder marked by an inability to stay on task that is common in people with learning disabilities. If this teen has tried to manage his or her time and meet deadlines with little success, he or she may feel like giving up. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, however. You just need to show them the way. In The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens a licensed school counselor provides an evidence-based, easy-to-use, and practical workbook written directly for a teen audience. The book is designed to provide teens with the skills needed to get organized, retain information, communicate effectively, and perform well in school and in everyday life. Based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the book offers activities that will help teens better understand their disorder and cope with it effectively. With one chapter for each of the ten main areas of EFD, the book also includes tips for initiating positive action and change, improving flexibility in thinking, sustaining attention, organizing, planning, enhancing memory, managing emotions, and building self-awareness. Written in a fun, engaging format, this book is designed to motivate and inspire teens to carry out and complete tasks with ease.
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

Executive Functioning Workbook

Executive Functioning Workbook

The Executive Functioning Workbook provides easy to follow, hands-on guidance and support to help students organize, plan, and follow through on tasks.

Author: Melissa Mullin Ph D

Publisher: K&m Center

ISBN: 098877500X

Category: Children

Page: 124

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Many students struggle with organization, planning, completing homework, and creating an effective study routine. School seems more challenging for them than their peers. These children may be labeled as disorganized, absent-minded, scattered, or forgetful by teachers, when in reality the issue is underdeveloped executive function - a skill, like any other, that can be taught! This EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING WORKBOOK increases student's ability to plan, start, and finish work independently. It identifies student's aims and challenges, builds thinking skills, and provides tools to help build organizational strategies. Judging time accurately Building "Working Memory" Breaking down complex projects into manageable, orderly tasks Correctly estimating how long tasks will take Starting, stopping, and changing activities This Executive Functioning Workbook is the first subject-matter book geared toward the STUDENT - providing worksheets and advice for students to develop and improve their Executive Functioning skills. The step-by-step worksheets and checklists designed by educational experts Melissa Mullin Ph.D. and Karen Fried PsyD MFT are the results of over 20 years of helping students succeed in school. Parenting and teaching solutions utilize student's strengths and weaknesses help build organization and establish a schedule that works. The Executive Functioning Workbook provides easy to follow, hands-on guidance and support to help students organize, plan, and follow through on tasks.
Categories: Children

Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

Just for kids--This book is made especially for kids to work on independently so they can see their skills develop and feel accomplished.

Author: Sharon Grand

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1638070865

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Help kids grow their executive functioning skills with activities for ages 6 to 9 Executive functioning is the name for the skills we use to pay attention, complete tasks, and remember important things. But that's a lot for a brain to do every day--especially for kids. The Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids helps them train their brain to improve their memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. Kids will explore 40 hands-on activities to help them conquer executive functioning skills at home, at school, and out in the world. Just for kids--This book is made especially for kids to work on independently so they can see their skills develop and feel accomplished. Insightful activities--Kids will discover exercises that inspire them to work hard and appreciate the strengths and talents they already have. Tools for parents--Grown-ups can get involved, too, with a section of tips and activities that explain how kids learn and how adults can help them succeed. Empower kids to tackle any challenge with the skills they'll learn in the Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids.
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The CEO of Self

The CEO of Self

Starting with skill domains of Time, Space, and Memory, this book incrementally develops the reader's skills to lead them through more advanced topics such as project management, decision-making, and negotiating obstacles, all while gaining ...

Author: Jan Johnston-Tyler

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 149929493X

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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''CEO of Self provides oodles of great tips, tools, and strategies to help anyone who is organizationally challenged get back into their executive control room and steer the mother ship of self toward greater success in life.'' -Thomas Armstrong, PhD, author of The Power of Neurodiversity and Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom ------------------------------------------------ Written for teens, young adults, and adults, this pragmatic, insightful, and often humorous book leads the reader through explanations and exercises that will improve daily living skills, regardless of ability or age. Starting with skill domains of Time, Space, and Memory, this book incrementally develops the reader's skills to lead them through more advanced topics such as project management, decision-making, and negotiating obstacles, all while gaining better understanding into what makes our marvelous minds do what they do and how to tap into their incredible power.
Categories: Psychology

WALC 12 Workbook of Activities for Language and Cognition

WALC 12 Workbook of Activities for Language and Cognition

Written in the best-selling format of the WALC series, Executive Functioning includes reproducible exercises and activities that can be used in individual or group situations.

Author: Kathryn J. Tomlin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1416410031

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Stimulate neurologically-impaired clients' executive functioning with activities that use relevant content, themed around home activities and home maintenance. Written in the best-selling format of the WALC series, Executive Functioning includes reproducible exercises and activities that can be used in individual or group situations. Many of the tasks involve working memory, which taps into the client's general knowledge base, and encourages the client to ask others for help or to use whatever is available to gain the information they need to answer a question accurately.Most of the tasks provide answers for the client to choose from, which stimulates two specific thinking processes: First, it causes the client to evaluate all of the choices to determine whether the provided items fit the question, giving the client practice with self-analyzing and selection based on fact and appropriateness. Second, as these exercises were not developed for word finding or memory for general information improvement, the client won't be penalized if he has those deficits along with executive thinking deficits.Many of the items have multiple appropriate answers, which gives the client practice with thought flexibility.Many of the exercises have already been answered and the client must analyze whether the selected response was accurate. This provides practice with meta-cognitive skills for identifying, analyzing and planning.Several exercises have no right or wrong answers, as the responses will be based on the client's subjective opinions and preferences.Many of the tasks will assist the client in developing decision-making skills, based on fact as opposed to unverified opinions.
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Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

The exercises in this book will teach your child how to: Make to-do lists and never forget a task Make checklists and always remember things for school, trips, and activities Be on time and never miss an important event Identify goals and ...

Author: Roy Pan

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798986349305

Category:

Page: 92

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The first EVER storyline executive functioning workbook that your child will love while learning for ages 9 to 12 Say goodbye to the days you have to force your child to learn! This captivating workbook is an excellent teaching tool for parents with children who cannot sit through mundane workbooks. Working through our original storyline together, your child will learn how to plan and prioritize by helping cute characters with their problems during a fun space adventure. The exercises in this book will teach your child how to: Make to-do lists and never forget a task Make checklists and always remember things for school, trips, and activities Be on time and never miss an important event Identify goals and have a great purpose in life Break down goals into smaller steps to get started on their dreams right away Use a calendar to manage time and stay on track Identify which tasks are more important, so they become ultra-efficient This unique book is a perfect opportunity for you to: Work with your child and learn about their dreams Understand your child's thought process without assumptions Bond with your child through a refreshing storyline Correct minor issues for your child before they grow into significant problems Boost your child's confidence and cultivate their skills Help your child improve their executive functioning skills Get started right now and see your child conquer massive challenges for years to come!
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Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

Executive Functioning Workbook for Kids

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING WORKBOOK FOR KIDS THIS BOOK AID IN training brain to improve memory, flexible thinking and recalling and completing day to day activities These abilities aid in the recall of knowledge needed to perform a task, the ...

Author: Sharon Linton

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9798417532900

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Page: 78

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EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING WORKBOOK FOR KIDS THIS BOOK AID IN training brain to improve memory, flexible thinking and recalling and completing day to day activities These abilities aid in the recall of knowledge needed to perform a task, the filtering of interruptions, the resisting of non-productive or unsuitable impulses, as well as the maintenance of focus throughout a specific task, especially for kids. EMPOWER YOUR KIDS WITH SKILLS THEY WILL LEARN IN EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING WORKBOOK FOR KIDS TO TACKLE ALL CHALLENGES THEY WILL BE FACING. BUY NOW
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Adult Executive Functioning Workbook

Adult Executive Functioning Workbook

-Skills covered this workbook include:-Self-assessment in Executive Functioning skills.-Setting goals. -Setting and maintaining an organized workspace.-Using a planner to track daily, weekly, and long-term projects.

Author: Melissa Mullin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1519417721

Category:

Page: 78

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Many adults struggle with daily tasks that affect their ability to plan, start, and finish work. This often means they're lacking the executive functioning skills needed to be effective in their family and work lives. Research shows these brain-based skills can be taught. The Adult Executive Functioning program guides you to understand what keeps you from reaching your goals and teaches you to learn how to identify your goals and challenges and boost your productivity. -Skills covered this workbook include:-Self-assessment in Executive Functioning skills.-Setting goals. -Setting and maintaining an organized workspace.-Using a planner to track daily, weekly, and long-term projects. -Accurately estimating how long tasks will take.-Scheduling time for working towards your goals.-Breaking down long-term projects into daily tasks.-Active reading and study skills.-Taking useful notes. -Exam preparation and exam-taking strategies.-Tracking progress and setting new goals.
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The Executive Functioning Workbook

The Executive Functioning Workbook

In this Functioning Strategies Book, you will discover: - Step-by-step solutions―Discover simple strategies to tackle difficult situations you face everyday.

Author: Candy Neisler

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798729702312

Category:

Page: 124

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Modern life requires a lot of our brains. We need to stay organized, manage our time wisely, and make important decisions. These essential skills--known as executive functioning--affect every aspect of our lives, from how we function at work and home to how we manage stress. In this Functioning Strategies Book, you will discover: - Step-by-step solutions―Discover simple strategies to tackle difficult situations you face everyday. - Easy "life hacks"―Learn how you can overcome challenges like forgetting your belongings, communicating your needs, and more. - Powerful tools―Find a system that works for you with graphic organizers and sample checklists you can copy and reuse. Using the proven, life-changing strategies in this book, anyone can significantly enhance their executive functioning skills. Even those who have struggled with executive functioning in the past can transform from being controlled by their brain to being in control of it.
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