Executive Functioning

Collection by YourTherapySource • Last updated 4 days ago

386 
Pins
 • 
17.71k 
Followers
YourTherapySource
Focus and Self Control - 3 Steps to Help Kids Improve - Your Therapy Source

Focus and Self Control - 3 Steps to Help Kids Improve - Your Therapy Source

Behavior Problems in the Classroom? Research says increase physical activity!

Behavior Problems in the Classroom? Research says increase physical activity!

Behavior Problems in the Classroom? Research says increase physical activity!

Emotional Regulation, Executive Function and ADHD Symptoms

Emotional Regulation, Executive Function and ADHD Symptoms

Emotional Regulation, Executive Function and ADHD Symptoms

Effective Collaboration in Schools

Effective Collaboration in Schools

When you work with students a big part of the job is effective collaboration in schools. Here are 5 things to try today to improve collaboration in education.

Animal Exercises for Kids – Free Printables

Animal Exercises for Kids – Free Printables

Animal Exercises for Kids – Free Printables

This three-page free sample download is from the Winter Skill Builders packet, created by Thia Triggs, school-based Occupational Therapist. School-based Occupational Therapist, Thia Triggs, has designed this differentiated Winter Skill Builders digital download to: ◦ Build fundamental fine motor and executive functioning skills for kindergarten-age kids.◦ Target specific CCSS literacy and math skills in ways that interest and engage even the most reluctant children.

Winter Fine Motor Activities and Executive Function Freebie - Your Therapy Source

These no-prep activities encourage Winter fine motor activities and executive function skills. And... they are FREE!

Do you like to start fresh in the new year? Do you set goals for yourself to accomplish during this time of year? Being a student or school staff right now is difficult to manage. It can be a struggle… More

Do you like to start fresh in the new year? Do you set goals for yourself to accomplish during this time of year? Being a student or school staff right now is difficult to manage. It can be a struggle… More

Positive Goal Setting - Your Therapy Source

Positive Goal Setting - Your Therapy Source

MIND BODY CONNECTION IN CHILDRENDo you consider the mind body connection in children when teaching them new skills? Let’s stop for a moment and think about our own mind body connection. For example… More

MIND BODY CONNECTION IN CHILDRENDo you consider the mind body connection in children when teaching them new skills? Let’s stop for a moment and think about our own mind body connection. For example… More

Games to Improve Executive Functioning Skills

Kids and young adults need extensive practice in strengthening their executive functioning skills. Executive functions are the processes in our brains that help us accomplish all tasks from beginning to end. We use them when we plan our day, organize our materials, begin a chore, focus on important

Research in Developmental Disabilities published a study on the motor activity of boys (age 8–12 years) with (n = 19) and without (n = 18) ADHD during different executive function tasks.  Motor activity was objectively measured during two working memory tasks, a choice reaction time task (less demand on executive functions) and a reaction time […]

ADHD, Motor Activity and Executive Functions - Your Therapy Source

Research in Developmental Disabilities published a study on the motor activity of boys (age 8–12 years) with (n = 19) and without (n = 18) ADHD during different executive function tasks. Motor activity was objectively measured during two working memory tasks, a choice reaction time task (less demand on executive functions) and a reaction time […]

A pilot study published in Perceptual and Motor Skills examined whether regular classroom instruction, yoga or proprioceptive training improved working memory in individuals 18-59 years old.  The experimental group participated in proprioceptive activities along with one other factor ie locomotion or navigation.  Some of the tasks were climbing trees, walking on a balance beam, carrying […]

Proprioceptive Training Improves Working Memory - Your Therapy Source

A pilot study published in Perceptual and Motor Skills examined whether regular classroom instruction, yoga or proprioceptive training improved working memory in individuals 18-59 years old. The experimental group participated in proprioceptive activities along with one other factor ie locomotion or navigation. Some of the tasks were climbing trees, walking on a balance beam, carrying […]

Are in search of easy to implement self-regulation activities for elementary students? By teaching self-regulation activities for elementary students they can be taught to self calm and get their minds and bodies ready to learn.

Self Regulation Activities for Elementary Students

Are in search of easy to implement self-regulation activities for elementary students? By teaching self-regulation activities for elementary students they can be taught to self calm and get their minds and bodies ready to learn.

Zones of Regulation as a class lesson (unit) | The Calming Corner

4 class or small group lessons for teaching the zones of regulation

Today’s post is by a guest blogger, Paige Hays, OTR.  She is an occupational therapist who provides in-home, pediatric occupational therapy services in the south metro area of the Twin Cities, MN through Paige Hays, Therapy Services, LLC. She is a mother of 2 girls, avid DIYer, and a highly skilled and experienced OT. She specializes in […]

5 Best Answers to a Child's Questions to Encourage Executive Functioning Skills - Your Therapy Sourc

Today’s post is by a guest blogger, Paige Hays, OTR. She is an occupational therapist who provides in-home, pediatric occupational therapy services in the south metro area of the Twin Cities, MN through Paige Hays, Therapy Services, LLC. She is a mother of 2 girls, avid DIYer, and a highly skilled and experienced OT. She specializes in […]

18 Effective De-Escalation Strategies For Defusing Meltdowns

These effective de-escalation strategies help parents, or caregivers, defuse meltdowns & outbursts in children. These de-escalation strategies will....