Rapidly disappearing are the days of school-issued day planners and homework assigned on the whiteboard. In this three part series, learn the ups and downs and homework websites, how to build a system for use, and how to move toward independence.
"Homework" is not a single task but a sequence of steps that all need be successfully completed in order to reach the goal. How do we problem solve such a complicated process? Here is a tool to get that conversation started.
Binders, folders, and notebooks, oh my! A few of our favorite school supplies to get the year started on an organized and functional foot.
We often talk about removing supports slowly to help kids systematically move toward independence, but that can be easier said than done. Here is a sample support removal for the dreaded completion of chores.
Planning travel and other activities takes a lot of executive functioning. That means that it is a great opportunity to let kids get some real world flexing of their frontal lobe, all packaged within the fun of going new places!