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It's About Time!

This post is dedicated to one of our favorite therapy “tools” that we use on a daily basis…even for ourselves!  The Time Timer® is a visual timer which allows children to “see” time elapsing by watching the disappearing red disk.   321 more words

Occupational Therapy

Patience-- Easier Said Than Done

According to WebMD, “Executive function is a set of mental skills that help you get things done. Executive function helps you: manage time, pay attention, switch focus, plan and organize, remember details, avoid saying or doing the wrong thing, do things based on your experience.” 1,606 more words


Infodumping is My Love Language vol. 3

* “With writing, though, none of this applies. I’m so free. This whole post, for example, would have been very hard to convey if I had to ‘tell’ it to you aloud. 461 more words


The apple doesn't fall far from the tree...ADHD in families

In an earlier post, we discussed spiritual challenges that kids with ADHD encounter related to core deficits in executive functioning. Today, we’re going to take another angle on the topic of spiritual challenges to look at the obstacles to growth that result in… 833 more words

Key Ministry


A problem:

Our minds have minds of their own.

Think of our minds are dumb, sometimes-raging elephants, barely under control of the puny riders (“us”) sitting on top of them. 215 more words


Easy Ways to Increase Your Child's Executive Functioning This Summer!

Elizabeth Sautter, one of the co-authors of the Whole Body Listening Larry books, recently wrote a blog post about strategies she employs at home to increase her child’s executive functioning skills and decrease nagging. 146 more words


Student locker

This is a panoramic shot of a locker just outside my classroom. I heard lots of noise this morning and came into the hallway. The student, whom I don’t teach and is in a younger grade, was trying to close her locker and was becoming frustrated at not being able to. 121 more words