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Executive Functioning Skills that Every Kid Should Learn

45-minute interview

Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond BookSmart, speaks with Tameka Montgomery of Raising Entrepreneurs.

Michael discusses the the skills students need to be independent and effective and gives some specific advice for how to minimize distractions, manage emotions, get organized, and much more!

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Free Parent Presentation: Sharon, MA

Building the Launching Pad for Executive Function Skills in Middle School

When: CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW -March 8, 2018 7:00pm


Where: Sharon Middle School, 75 Mountain St., Sharon, MA

In middle school, academic demands can sometimes outpace the Executive Function skills students need to manage homework and meet the expectations of teachers. In this presentation, parents will learn about 8 Executive Function skills that matter for middle school students. Discover several tools and strategies that students can use right away to help promote development of these capacities. There will be opportunity for Q&A with the presenter.

Presentation led by Jackie Stachel, MS CCC-SLP, Executive Function Coach, Beyond BookSmart. 

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How to Stop a Teen with ADHD from Getting Distracted

15-minute interview

Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond BookSmart, speaks with Elaine Taylor-Klaus of ImpactADHD

Michael discusses the 2 major categories to think about when it comes to managing attention: blocking distractions and sustaining focus. Several tips and strategies are shared to help anyone who struggles to maintain productivity in the age of distraction.

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How to Help Teens with ADHD Stop Procrastinating

20-minute interview

Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond BookSmart, speaks with Elaine Taylor-Klaus of ImpactADHD

It's harder than ever to stop a teen with ADHD from procrastinating. How can we we support our kids, teach them to put the distractions aside, and motivate them without overwhelming them? Michael provides techniques and tools to help motivate students without pushing them too far.

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