Thursday, April 4, 2013

Great Discussion of Developing Self Talk to Aid Executive Function

Great article about how to both give directions to people with Executive Dysfunction and how to get them to empower themselves by using self talk.  The key points are:

  1. Model self-narrative to help your child develop his or her own inner voice
  2. Provide a window into another person’s perspective.
  3. Help your child zoom out to see the big picture and generate multiple solutions to a problem.
  4. Empower your child to be a problem solver rather than direction follower   
  5. Help your child read what’s going on in his environment§iondetailid=5936