“Build Life-Long Executive Function Skills in Your Child with ADHD” [Webinar Replay]
Access the video replay and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on July 30, 2019.
Are you growing increasingly frustrated with your child’s outbursts, disorganization, or forgetfulness at home? You’re not alone. Many parents long for relief from the pressures of school only to find that their children continue to struggle every day with executive dysfunctions related to ADHD.
Summer is a great time for family adventures and down time, but it’s also perfect for building your child’s executive functioning skills. It can be easier to teach emotional regulation, organization, and working memory without the pressure of academic responsibilities and the burden of homework. Instead of inundating your child with reminders or arguments about chores, cleanliness, and following directions, work with him to find practical solutions that foster cooperation and connection.
Whether you’re traveling on vacation or staying at home, continue to develop these all-important aspects of daily living to help your family now — and smooth out the transition back to school. By choosing mutual goals, learning effective tools for self-management, and creating doable routines, you’ll teach your child or teen to accomplish things with fewer arguments and more buy-in. These positive changes will build lasting skills for independence.
In this webinar, you will learn how to:
- Identify triggers, reduce meltdowns, and build self-control
- Improve working memory skills beyond reminders and “nagging”
- Create simple, practical organizational systems
- Develop routines that foster independence and get things done
- Collaboratively decide on the goals and challenges that most affect your child
- Use the highly recommended 5Cs approach to each of these challenges
This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on July 30, 2019.
Meet the Expert Speaker:
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience, is a top expert on ADHD, anxiety, learning differences and mental health challenges and their impact on school and family dynamics. Her unique perspective, a sibling of a child who wrestled with untreated ADHD, combined with decades of academic excellence and clinical experience, assists her in guiding families as they navigate from the confusing maze of diagnoses and conflict to successful interventions and connections. Dr. Saline funnels this expertise into her new book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life. Heralded as an invaluable resource, her book is the recipient of two highly-acclaimed awards: Best Book Awards winner by American Book Fest and the Gold Medal from Moms’ Choice Awards. Learn more at www.drsharonsaline.com, www.facebook.com/DrSharonSaline, twitter.com/DrSharonSaline
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