Twice-Exceptional Learners with Guest Author Courtney Edman

I have been on a journey with my son for the past 17, almost 18 years, knowing that he  has always been different; different than my 20 year old daughter, different than my 15 year old daughter, different than his peers in elementary, middle, and … Continue readingTwice-Exceptional Learners with Guest Author Courtney Edman

Stuck at home? Now what? I have some thoughts 💭 Unschooling | Quiet Time | Virtual Coaching | Parent Coaching | EF Coaching.

Hi EEC Families! Do you know who Jonathan Mooney is? If not, then you should. All EEC clients, who I consider to be twice-exceptional, can relate to his story of learning struggles and perseverance. As someone who’s fought through school with dyslexia and LD, I … Continue readingStuck at home? Now what? I have some thoughts 💭 Unschooling | Quiet Time | Virtual Coaching | Parent Coaching | EF Coaching.

TikTok, middle school, and their developing brain

I am not a social media alarmist anymore. Most parents are no longer clueless about social media and the impact it has on the developing brain and the risks associated with unfiltered access. Yet, I come across extreme blogs like this one and still feel … Continue readingTikTok, middle school, and their developing brain

College Readiness and Executive Function Skills

David Murphy, Ed.D. and Cristina Evans, M.Ed. “Only 6 out of 10 students who start college are still enrolled or have graduated 5-6 years later” National Center for Education Statistics. Years ago applying to colleges and getting accepted was the hardest aspect of the higher … Continue readingCollege Readiness and Executive Function Skills

The 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Dr. Murphy is a special education teacher and founder of Effective Effort Consulting. He is a leading provider of ADHD/Executive Function coaching and consulting services on the South Shore and Greater Boston. The start of school is only a week away. Now is the time … Continue readingThe 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Summer –> A great time to develop executive function skills

We hope you are all having a great summer.  Summer is a perfect time of year to relax and regroup before school starts up.  It is also a great time of year to quietly work on executive function skills.  Below are a few suggestion on … Continue readingSummer –> A great time to develop executive function skills