Only five weeks remain in the school year. Can you believe it? It’s been another year of resilience – for students, parents, teachers, and medical professionals. I hope this summer brings a much-needed sense of closure to another crazy academic year and a renewal of … Continue readingStudy Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.
The end of the semester is quickly approaching, and you know what that means – final exam time! And with final exams around the corner, you know that stress isn’t too far behind. Below are some self-care and stress management tips that might help you … Continue readingStrategies for Managing Final Exam Stress – Part I
Having ADHD and executive function challenges is hard. Help is not easy to get. The executive function skill deficits and social-emotional and communication skill challenges that are a part of having ADHD are most often invisible or are hard to discern as lagging skills. Instead, … Continue readingInvisible Disability: Seeing It Through Their Eyes – An Invitation
You know that EEC provides traditional one-on-one coaching virtually and in person, but did you know that there are additional components to the coaching model that EEC coaches provide? These components allow us to individualize the level of support you need while also meeting your … Continue readingCoaching Model
Have you created that summertime bucket list yet? Maybe you have planned a vacation to the Cape or to visit relatives? Maybe you have some backyard barbeques planned? Or maybe you are looking forward to time at the pool or on the boat? But, have … Continue readingSummer Bucket List
The importance of ditching the executive function agenda when facing student resistance. I would like to share a story. I started with a client not too long ago who was extremely resistant to the coaching process and battles depression. The client had been characterized as … Continue readingThe Art of the Coaching Relationship
With schools closed, students have to re-examine the parameters of learning. From the classroom to the home, students have to reacclimate and reframe the learning environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for young learners to reconnect with their interests and passions and quietly contemplate who … Continue readingUnschooling: Unpacking School and Learning During Corona-cation
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