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Executive Functions

Life Skills are based on executive functions:  mental processes that bring together our social, emotional, and cognitive capabilities to problem solve and accomplish what we need to, to succeed and thrive in life. These are crucial for success in school and in life.

Ruth specializes in: ​​​

  • ADHD

  • Structure

  • Organization

  • Planning/Prioritizing

  • Time Management 

  • Sustained Focus

  • Follow Through/Starting and Finishing Tasks

  • Procrastination

  • Multi-tasking

  • Motivation

  • Listening

  • Working Memory

  • Self Control

  • Self Monitoring and Evaluation 

  • Work/Study Efficiently 

  • Problem Solving

  • Critical Thinking

  • Adaptability/Flexible Thought

  • Stress Tolerance and Resilience 

  • Taking on Challenges

  • Setting and Achieving Goals

  • And more

See Also:

Behavior Disorders

Academic Performance

Parent Training and Support


A thought is simply one thing we tell ourselves , and we believe it. So many thoughts lie to us though. It is so exciting that we can learn and embrace new thoughts, new behaviors that are healthy and helpful, to move us forward...each and every day.

Today  - I have the opportunity to practice these new life skills, to be the best me I can be - Today! 

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