The New Year has begun and for many it's a time of reflection and goal setting. These are important skills for our children to learn as well. Reflection and introspection are components of executive functioning skills. These skills allow us to plan, problem solve, react, and change our behavior or actions in order to successfully complete a task or activity..
Many times medical appointments and/or therapy focuses on areas of challenge or delay with little or no acknowledgement of strengths. When setting goals in therapy, or for the new year, it is vital to build upon the skills that are already present and find a strong motivator to keep us going when it gets tough.
Head on over to our blog to find a worksheet can help your child or family reflect together, or individually, about what was learned last year, where improvement is still needed, and what are the strengths and motivators you can use to make achieving goals a little easier.