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Unlocking Potential

As a parent of two ADHD children, I understand the struggle and frustration that go along with supporting a child who faces executive function challenges. If you’ve found yourself in a similar situation, feeling overwhelmed by the demands of supporting your ADHD child in both school and home life, know that you’re not alone. Many parents face similar difficulties, but there is hope and support available through executive function coaching.

The Power of Executive Function Coaching:

Executive function coaching offers a transformative approach to supporting children with ADHD and their families. By targeting key areas such as organization, time management, emotional regulation, task initiation, and focus, coaching provides practical strategies and tools to help children thrive both academically and at home.

Why Executive Function Coaching for Your Child:

  1. Tailored Support: My coaching offers personalized support tailored to your child’s unique strengths, challenges, and learning style. Through one-on-one sessions, your child will learn practical strategies to overcome obstacles and develop essential skills for success.
  2. Skill Development: Coaching focuses on building executive function skills that are crucial for academic achievement and daily functioning. Your child will learn how to effectively plan, prioritize tasks, manage time, and regulate emotions, empowering them to reach their full potential.
  3. Improved Confidence: As your child gains proficiency in executive function skills, they’ll experience a boost in confidence and self-esteem. By mastering tasks that were once challenging, they’ll feel more capable and empowered to tackle new challenges with resilience and determination.

How I Support Parents:

  1. Understanding and Support: Parent coaching provides a safe space for you to explore your concerns, frustrations, and goals as a parent. I can offer empathy, understanding, and guidance as you navigate the ups and downs of parenting a child with unique needs.
  2. Practical Strategies: Parent coaching equips you with practical strategies and techniques to support your child effectively at home. You’ll learn how to create a supportive environment, establish routines, set clear expectations, and communicate effectively with your child.
  3. Self-Care: I emphasize the importance of self-care and stress management for parents. By prioritizing your own well-being, you’ll be better equipped to handle the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD and create a positive and nurturing family environment.

Parenting a child with ADHD can be challenging, but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Executive Function coaching offers a path forward, providing your child with the skills and support they need to thrive academically and at home. Coaching also offers you the guidance and encouragement needed to feel like a capable and confident parent. By embracing coaching for both your child and yourself, you can create a brighter future filled with hope, resilience, and success.

Parenting Checklist: Executive Function Coaching Readiness

Reflect on each item. Check off the ones that align with your perspective. 

Mindset and Approach

  • I understand that there is no quick-fix when building EF skills.
  • I am committed to supporting my child through the process of change and development.
  • I will celebrate my child’s achievements, big or small.
  • I am ready to invest time in learning more about ADHD and executive function.

Strategies and Techniques

  • I am open to trying new parenting techniques to find what works best for my child.
  • I can provide scaffolding and support to help my child complete tasks.

Empowering Your Child

  • I will encourage my child’s autonomy and independence.
  • I will strive to let go of perfectionism and embrace their unique progress.

Understanding Your Child

  • I am ready to let go of any expectations about where my child “should” be developmentally, and instead, I will be fully committed to supporting them on their individual path.
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Erin Upchurch

As a professional executive function coach, I prioritize maintaining a positive outlook, building strong relationships with my students, and providing unwavering support to parents.