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How to Manage Academic and Personal Obligations

By Kristin Backert


Between school, work, and social obligations, everyone has a busy schedule. It seems that we’re always running from one thing to the next, or we’re always finding ourselves tasked with new projects.
For children with executive dysfunction, managing their academic and personal obligations can feel like an impossible task. Often times they don’t realize the importance of recording homework, which causes them to forget about assignments. Other times they don’t realize that they have an essay due the same weekend that they are out of town, which prevents them from budgeting their time appropriately to complete their work.
Happily, there are several methods to help them learn to record and track all of their responsibilities.

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