Executive Functioning is often called the command center of the brain. It’s the set of skills that allow us to manage our thoughts, actions, and emotions to get things done. While Executive Functioning skills typically develop quickly in early childhood, some children struggle with these skills. You may have noticed your child:
- Struggles to pay attention
- Lacks organization (the dreaded messy backpack, desk, or room!)
- Gets stuck doing things like a math problem only one way
- Has a hard time waiting his/her turn
- Blurts out answers or interrupts conversations because he/she HAS to tell you right now!
- Has difficulty planning or prioritizing tasks or projects
- Struggles to start, stay focused on, or complete tasks or chores
- Is often late
Please join Katie Trainor of CHAT on Thursday, January 30th from 6:30PM to 8:00PM at Quest Academy to discuss the strategies and methods of support that can help gifted children develop Executive Functioning skills. Refreshments will be served.