Smart but Scattered Teens
This proves useful in educating parents on the various Executive Functoins and guides parents how to assist their son or daughter to develop greater independence as they move through high school and beyond. It is a helpful resource at the very least!
Despite high intelligence, teens with executive skills deficits can be frustratingly disorganized, distractible, forgetful, and moody - leaving worried parents torn between micromanaging and throwing up their hands. This positive guide gives parents step-by-step strategies for promoting teens' independence by helping them get organized, stay focused, and control their impulses.
RUSH NeuroBehavioral Center - Building on the strengths of children, teens and young adults
The MS Executive Functioning program utilizes the program components provided from RUSH NeuroBehavioral Center.
Executive Functioning Issues: Strategies You Can Try at Home
The Website Understood.org provides parents with specific strategies and tools that could make everyday life easier for both parents and children.
Clinical Explanation and Illustration of Executive Functions
The following video from the Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University gives parents a definitive illustration of Executive Functioning from early childhood to young adulthood.
Youtube video explanation of Executive Functions directed to kids
This Youtube video is a cartoon designed to explain Executive Functions to kids.