LD Expert Podcast

Episode 43: Holiday Tools to Build Executive Function – Sarah Ward


    In this Episode


    Are you feeling the holiday crunch time?
    Do you wish the kids could help out more, and not create more work for you?

    You’re in for a treat with this week’s podcast guest, Sarah Ward. Sarah has over 25 years of experience in the treatment of executive dysfunction, and is an internationally recognized expert on Executive Function who received the Innovative Promising Practices Award from the national organization, CHADD.

    You’ll learn at least 5 different ways to leverage your kids’ help while also developing their Executive Function. These strategies develop workability, a top 10 predictor of a student’s success in college.

    In this week's episode, you'll learn:

    • Real life scenarios to help your kids improve their visualization and task completion skills
    • How to use holiday crafts to teach kids and teens how to plan and execute
    • Help inflexible kids manage new experiences and unexpected changes

    Episode Highlight

    “There is a list of the top ten predictors of college success, like who makes it in college and who doesn't. Ironically, parents, there is not a single academic skill on there.”

    - Sarah Ward


    Bonus Q&A

    Any tips to catch up on incomplete, missing, and not turned in assignments?

    Tune into the Bonus Q&A where Sara Ward shares tips and many more resources for Executive Function.

    Episode Transcripts