By: PossAbilities | November 22, 2017

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Executive Functioning is a brain-based process and is not simply fixed or disciplined away but rather requires systematic assessment and intervention. It is a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.


These include:

  • Organization
  • Planning and Prioritizing
  • Time Management
  • Praxis (Motor Planning)
  • Self-Regulation (Impulse control)
  • Working Memory
  • Self-Monitoring
  • Task Initiation
  • Sustaining Effort
  • Flexible & Adaptive Thinking


At PossAbilities we address Executive Functioning in the following ways:

  • Assess through the process of clinical observations and formal testing, obstacles that interfere with the development of executive functioning skills. Parent and child interviews help us to u...

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By: PossAbilities | September 08, 2017

Did you know that speech and language therapy can help children who are struggling to learn to read and write?

Speech-language pathologists assess and treat a variety of communication disorders: stuttering, receptive and expressive language disorders, speech sound disorders, social pragmatic language deficits, and more.

 

As a result, this background makes them experts in oral language development, which serves as the foundation for learning to read, spell, and write.

 

Speech-language pathologists can support literacy in the following ways:

  •  Foster language development and early literacy skills
  • Identify students at risk for reading and writing difficulties
  • Assess reading skills
  • Assess writing skills
  • Advocate for effective li...