Executive FUNction: Task Initiation
One executive function skill that we are building is Task Initiation. Let’s break it down!
Task = a job, work, chore
Initiation = to begin, start
Some children have a difficult time getting started once directions have been given. There are many strategies that they can try to give themselves the boost they need to get started.
- Make a checklist
- Take deep, slow breaths
- Think about the most important job
- Visualize the task completed
- Begin with the easier tasks first