EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING SKILLS 101:
How to Teach Your Child to Clean Their Room! (And Still Respect Personhood)
Can’t get your child to clean their room? They might need a little help with executive functioning skills!
“Executive functioning skills” includes day-to-day skills such as working memory, flexible thinking, and self-monitoring. These skills help us organize, plan, and prioritize tasks and help keep us focused on those tasks.
And ALL of that is needed when approaching a big project like cleaning a room!
In this video, Amy helps her daughter clean her room – and she shows you how to organize the task with your own child – while maintaining respect for personhood.
Here are some important considerations:
- Respecting the child’s preferences
- Respecting the child’s space
- Respecting the child’s personality
- Organizing within those boundaries
Watch the video now!
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
MORE ABOUT AMY BODKIN, ED.S.
Amy has more than 15 years of experience as a School Psychologist and Special Needs Consultant. She’s also an autistic adult and a homeschooling mom of two children with various special needs.
Here are some of her credentials:
- Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) with an emphasis in Neuropsychology
- Masters Degree in Educational Psychology
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology
The Special Needs Developmental Guide walks you through 6 categories of childhood development:
- Social-Emotional Development
- Communication Skills
- Gross Motor Skills
- Fine Motor Skills
- Life Skills
- Cognitive Development