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Executive functioning: 4 Revolutionary Practices to Strengthen year 2020

Executive functioning: 4 Revolutionary Practices to Strengthen year 2020

What is Executive functioning?

Executive functioning is a term to describe skills. Such as planning and organization, social behavior. And the ability to initiate or inhibit behaviors. Students with executive functioning challenges experience difficulties like breaking down assignments, organizing their bags, and analyzing/completing tasks. Often, these challenges are present in students with learning and attentional problems such as ADHD or dyslexia. To help such kids we provide a set of Executive Function Speech Therapy Adults programs.

Executive Functioning Support Beyond Tutoring

Common Executive functioning challenges

 Written expression: Students may struggle when putting ideas into written form.

 Meeting deadlines and self-monitoring for assignments: Students may miss deadlines or have incomplete assignments. Due to difficulties with the following steps on assignments.

 Organization:  Students may misplace or lose items or information such as homework. An inability to prioritize and complete tasks also makes school life very difficult.

 Relationships: Students will often find it hard to understand their inappropriate behavior or antisocial and as a result social relationships can suffer.

 Emotional challenges: Students will often experience severe frustration at their own lack of organization. They may also become exhausted from having to constantly keep a check on themselves. Which can lead to embarrassment and, in severe cases, depression.

Practices for Our Executive Function Speech Therapy Adults Programs

 Teaching organizational strategies such as calendars, checklists, or phone applications to keep track of assignments and tasks

 Teaching planning strategies such as dividing work into smaller steps, chunking, and establishing a time management system to complete tasks

 Using 1-to-1 Direct Instruction that teaches planning and organizing ideas into a written piece using writing programs (Power Sentences, Power Paragraphs, Power Essays)

 Building rapport with students through weekly interactions, listening to their needs, interests, likes, dislikes, and personalizing lessons according to this information


Executive Functioning Speech Therapy

Error free speech is essential for the full development of the child in a timely manner. If he or she has the right speech, it can express his thoughts very easily as well as give words. The child gets a lot more opportunities to learn about the world and communication. Children who cannot speak well can become indecisive and closed. Therefore, it is so important to use speech therapy exercises in the early stages of the child’s development.

Best Activities

Concentration activities and by implementing speech therapy exercises well can help prepare for the correct pronunciation of the voice of the child’s vocal apparatus. They must be selected and found on the premises to achieve complete accuracy. Each set is designed for a specific mouth position, movement type language coaches forming a stream of air, it has all the necessary elements to produce accurate sound. Classes female exercises begin with training basic movements, as well as the position of the lips, and then make the transition to work out special provisions now. Carry out speech therapy classes on a daily basis for the rapid consolidation of acquired skills.

The main purpose of such executive functioning exercises helps to strengthen the development and movement of the limbs of speech. They are usually prescribed to develop and strengthen their movements which are necessary to achieve a certain specific sound. They include training exercises for mobility and working outside the positions of the lips and tongue, which are essential for the correct pronunciation of movements and sounds. Speech therapy exercises should be done with a specific purpose, it should be said that there should be no amount of focus exercise and in particular the choice of the right training complex to help solve this problem.

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Professional Language Processing Disorder Program 2020

Professional Language Processing Disorder Program 2020

Language Processing Disorder (LPD) Support Beyond Tutoring

An LPD is a difficulty in recognizing and understanding language. That is treatable through language and speech therapy. The condition additionally involves difficulty expressing language. In some cases, the people with an LPD may have difficulty getting the meaning behind a joke. They may also experience frustration with having so much to say but not being able to verbally express it. Having an LPD can affect many areas of a student’s life including:

  •  Listening
  •  Language — vocabulary, grammar, spelling
  •  Reading
  •  Thinking in words

Types of Language Processing Disorders

 Receptive (input) Language Processing Disorder involves difficulty in understanding what others are saying.

 Expressive (output) Language Processing Disorder involves difficulty expressing thoughts and ideas.

 Mixed receptive-expressive language Processing Disorder involve difficulty understanding and using spoken language.

Common Issues Associated with Learning Processing Disorders

 Difficulty following directions: 

Students may process language at a slower rate than the spoken rate. And they will either miss information or tune out. 

 Difficulty with vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar: 

Children with LPD tend to have under-developed vocabulary and poor grammar skills compared to their peers.

 Reading and comprehension difficulties: 

Reading requires accurate phonemic awareness and the ability to hear the sounds inside of words. This is a challenge for children with an LPD.

 Attention deficits leading to frustration and behaviour problems: 

A student who has difficulty listening in class will lose focus due to exhaustion and/or lack of interest. Additionally, the noisy classroom environment can add more stress and lead to frustration for the student.

What are the Signs of Learning Processing (LPD)?

  1. Challenge in the following Management.
  2. Struggle Rhyming At An Early Age.
  3. Vocabulary.
  4. Pronunciation, and Grammar Concerns.
  5. Application Deficits.
  6. Self-contradictory Performance.
  7. Comprehending Difficulty.

How we support Language Processing Disorder with Speech Therapy

  •  Using 1-to-1 Direct Instruction that teaches reading comprehension skills. Coupled with answering text-based questions, locating information in a text, making inferences, determining main ideas and supporting details, and drawing conclusions.
  •  Teaching conversational skills by practicing answering academic questions aloud, gaining self-awareness around how students learn, and advocating for their learning needs to school.
  •  Incorporating pictures, models, and visual prompts for all classwork.
  •  Supporting the establishment of predictable routines and strategies that can be used both at home and in school.

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