“These printable 2018 calendar sheets may help him stay on track with common goals like getting to school on time or cleaning up his room. In addition to the calendar sheets, there are 14 goals you can download, print and cut out. Each one comes with a list of steps your child can follow to get the job done. (You and your child can also create your own goals and steps.)”
“The good news is that for many kids with ADHD, executive functions eventually mature by their early to mid-twenties. The not-so-good news is that growing up with this kind of delay can be very frustrating. It can make school and other aspects of daily life a lot more difficult.”
“Does your child have trouble keeping track of things—from class assignments to sports gear? Organization can be a problem for kids with executive functioning issues. Try these ideas to make it easier for your child to keep tabs on her stuff at home and school.”
Board games require players to follow directions, take turns and plan strategies—three skills that may be tough kids with executive functioning issues. Source: Board Games That Can Help Kids Develop Executive Functions – Understood
It’s also important to note that children with executive functioning issues don’t necessarily “think” differently. What they struggle with is the process of coordinating, prioritizing or managing information needed to perform tasks successfully.
As teens become more independent, learning to organize and prioritize in all aspects of their lives is important to their future success in college or the workplace. Here are ways you can help. Source: Tips for Disorganized Teenagers | Organization Skills in High School – Understood
Help your child develop organizational skills that will come in handy in the classroom and beyond! 12 Ways to Develop Your Child’s Organizational Skills | Parents | Scholastic.com.
Helping ADHD Students Get Organized for School | ADDitude – Attention Deficit Disorder Information & Resources.