Do you ever hear comments like these from your student?
What is Executive Function?
According to Understood.org, executive function is a set of mental skills that include working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. These skills are used every day to learn, work, and manage daily life. When there is a deficit or struggle with executive function, it can be difficult to focus, follow directions, and handle emotions, among additional challenges.
Are There Common Signs of Executive Function?
There are a variety of signs that can indicate executive function issues, including:
The encouraging news is that there is expert support available! At TVT, our tutors are trained in the Executive Function Skills Building Program through the Rush Neurobehavioral Center. You’ll find information here on our website to better understand the support our team offers and how we can best guide your students.
We hope you’ll contact us at Anne.Lewis@thevillagetutors.org to learn more about the Executive Function Workshop and reserve your space.
From all of us at The Village Tutors, we’re wishing our families and students a happy holiday and wonderful new year. We appreciate all of the trust you’ve placed in us this past year, and we look forward to many exciting accomplishments in 2024!