What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and our students have in common? The answer lies in executive functioning skills, such as organization, time management, emotional regulation and working memory. These skills are often the last to be internalized but the first to be required of 21st century learners. Executive functioning strategies appear invisible to many learning disabled children. By making the invisible visible, we can equip students with specific skills for success.
Laura Doto is a Professional Educational Therapist. She holds a masters degree from the University of Chicago and is Executive Director of Loren Academic Services in Winnetka, providing curriculum design, academic support and educational therapy services to clients ranging from elementary school to professional graduate programs. After serving as the Director of Academic Support for students at Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA) in New Jersey, Laura recently returned to the Chicago area to practice.
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