“The Middle School Survival Guide for Students with ADHD and Executive Function Deficits” [Video Replay & Podcast #329]

Episode Description

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Life in middle school is tricky for all students, but particularly for those with ADHD. Developmentally, kids are looking out for independence — focusing extra on their peer relationships and frequently pushing parents away. In addition, academic and social expectations change dramatically in middle school: Students will have to meet the calls for of multiple lecturers, handle focal point throughout longer days, and set up extra homework and projects. These challenges incessantly exceed the developmental capacity of the ADHD mind’s executive functions.

Have hope! The first key to middle school success is figuring out how ADHD brain construction lags behind a lot of teens’ demanding situations. The 2nd secret's problem-solving from the viewpoint of the ADHD brain’s needs. We do this by means of figuring out and externally supporting the weaker and slower-developing executive function talents of the ADHD middle-schooler.

Listen and be informed from Marydee Sklar about:

  • How the mind’s executive function construction connects to expectancies for impartial homework and seat-work
  • How oldsters can support the advance in their kid’s executive purposes
  • How to show your kid to develop time consciousness and use exterior gear to get things accomplished
  • How to make use of a school planner to increase the existence talent of long run considering

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Marydee Sklar is an educator who has spent over 25 years teaching students and adults time control, planning, and group from the point of view of the mind. Her company, Executive Functioning Success, provides online training systems for households, adults, pros, and educators. | See expert’s full bio »


Listener Testimonials

  • “It used to be the superb and inspiring presentation.  I truly admire her!”
  • “Great concepts, and so nice to hear my struggles are similar to many different parents of middle schoolers.”
  • “This was once a wonderful seminar. Thank you so much! I've numerous adjusting to do in my strategies with my kid.”

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