Executive Function Training

Does everyone have ADHD?

Does everyone have ADHD?

Table of Contents Understanding the Spectrum of Executive Functioning Have you ever wondered if everyone might have ADHD at some point in their lives? Of course, everyone experiences trouble focusing or difficulty regulating emotions from time to time. However, a diagnosis is reserved for those who have struggled consistently, often from childhood, and who have …

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Promoting Independence in Children over the summer

Promoting Independence in Kids During Summer Break

As the summer months approach, parents are faced with the challenge of keeping their children entertained, engaged, and also preparing them for the next school year. While academic pursuits are important, parents can both support their child’s academic success and overall well-being by promoting independence in children during this time off from school. Families can …

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How to Be Happier this School Year

What if I told you that your family can learn how to be happier this school year. What do I mean? Well, three common areas that drain happiness from a family during the school year are unmet expectations, organizational chaos, and procrastination. I am continually nagging my teenage son about homework. My children are always …

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Goals and Executive Functioning: Q&A with Lindsay Zoeller

Have you ever felt that your Executive Functioning skills may be the reason why the big, once-in-a-lifetime goals that you have for yourself are still undone? The Chicago Family Tutor offers coaching for individuals, students and families who want to engage with the big and the small goals in their lives. Working on skills such …

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Social Work and Executive Functioning: Q&A with Elizabeth Sorice

The Chicago Family Tutor offers coaching and tutoring services to support individuals, students and families who are seeking to improve their executive functioning, achieve academic or professional goals or live the life that they envision for themselves. In this interview with Elizabeth, we talk about connections between social work, executive function coaching, and community investment. …

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Solutions That Actually Work: Q&A with Eileen Nordmeyer

The Chicago Family Tutor exists to support individuals, students and families to find solutions that work for them and are sustainable throughout life. For many people, the trial and error of finding those solutions can be exhausting without support. And many times, the follow-through and consistent implementation of those solutions is often difficult without accountability. …

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Q&A with Maurice Wright

Exams and Executive Functioning: Q&A with Maurice Wright

The Chicago Family Tutor exists to provide students, individuals and families with the support they need to reach their goals, manage their lives with confidence and develop habits that cultivate joy and peace in their lives. But for many people, test-taking is a real and/or perceived obstacle to their goals and a great source of …

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Q&A with Megan Utne

Leveraging Personal Interests in Coaching: Q&A with Megan Utne

The Chicago Family Tutor supports individuals, students and families to discover and develop ownership of their values and goals. For most, strong connections between strengths and interests is key to a successful journey in becoming the best self-manager that they can be. At The Chicago Family Tutor, we offer coaches with diverse backgrounds and expertise …

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