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Develop your plan around an effective strategy
Once you identify your area of concern, you can begin creating your plan to meet your goal. It is important that your plan is built around an effective strategy. Below we provide some resources to help you identify some possible strategies.
- Select an area of concern in the table below. Each the table below you will find links to pages with strategies to target various areas of concern.
* Denotes common concerns of parents.
Download the file below for an e-book that provides more information about the executive functioning areas above as well as strategies for addressing these areas.
General Hints for Finding Strategies
- Smart but scattered by Peg Dawson, Ed.D and Richard Guare, Ph.D. This book has a number of practical recommendations for helping children who have challenges with executive functioning. Parents have found this book easy to read and like the charts and worksheets provided to assist in their planning.
- Online resource: http://www.studygs.net/index.htm This site provides many strategies for working with common self-regulation challenges in the school. Students often like the interactive tools available in many of their strategy sections.
- Your child’s teachers and counselors can also provide you with support in developing and implementing plans for skill development
- Individualize a plan for your child taking learning preferences and present skill level into consideration,
- Coach you on giving specific feedback,
- Brainstorm ideas with you for monitoring progress
- Facilitate communication with teachers.