Building Executive Functioning Skills in Children: Summer Edition
For parents of school-age children and teens
Help your kids find direction and structure in the summer so they make the most of their time!
While strengthening executive functioning skills is an area of focus for kids with ADHD, ASD, and other forms of neurodiversity, any child can benefit from strategies to boost their ability to organize and complete tasks. In this webinar, a PEP Parent Educator and coach for parents of neurodiverse children will share strategies, supports and language for parents to set the stage for success in the summer months and beyond. We will discuss strategies and scaffolds for supporting your children in setting and managing short-term and longer-term goals, as well as summer assignments for school.
In this webinar you will learn:
- What executive functioning (EF) is and how EF challenges play out in our children's daily lives
- Concrete strategies and tips for helping your child manage time and tasks
- Concrete strategies and tips for supporting your child's emotional regulation in order to better prioritize tasks, maintain focus and transition between activities
Your enrollment includes access to the video recording, an audio version that you can listen to podcast-style, and handouts.
Jen Dryer is a PEP parent educator specializing in helping parents of children with higher needs, including children with learning, behavioral and/or developmental challenges. She is also an educational consultant and advocate who works with parents, teachers, and school administrators.
A graduate of Brown University (BA) and Columbia University’s Teachers College (MA), Jen is a native New Yorker who moved to DC in January 2009. Prior to her work as a PEP parent educator, advocate and educational consultant, Jen was an educator in public, charter, and private schools. She was also a Literacy Coach/Staff Developer.
Jen is the mother of two sweet, loving, and energetic boys, the younger of whom has autism and ADHD. Early intervention and strong parent advocacy dramatically shifted the trajectory of her son’s life. Her knowledge, experience and practical strategies have helped hundreds of parents support their child’s growth and development while meeting the needs of daily family life.
"My husband and I really enjoyed the webinar. we have some practical strategies that we can start to implement right away."
--Participant, PEP Online
"It was a hard topic and I felt like she explained the issues well in a non-judgmental way. Thank you!"
--Participant, PEP Online