Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able keep track of what he’s doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what’s working and what’s not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection—thinking over things that happened in order to find ways to make things work better next time.

The Importance of Self-Awareness for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able keep track of what he’s doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what’s working and what’s not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection—thinking over things that happened in order to find ways to make things work better next time.

In 1984, David A. Kolb, published a ground breaking book entitled Experiential Learning: experience as the source of learning and developmen...

In 1984, David A. Kolb, published a ground breaking book entitled Experiential Learning: experience as the source of learning and developmen...

Gives examples of why adults need to be motivated and have a clear understanding about what they are learning.

Gives examples of why adults need to be motivated and have a clear understanding about what they are learning.

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Here's a closer look at this important set of skills—and how executive functioning issues can affect your child's everyday life.

At a Glance: 8 Key Executive Functions

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Here's a closer look at this important set of skills—and how executive functioning issues can affect your child's everyday life.

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