Can Executive Function Coaching Help My Dyslexic Child?

By Stephanie Bayona, MS. Ed., ET and Sean McCormick MS. Ed., ET

The short answer is, YES!

Reading is a complex thinking process. It is much more than just looking at a text and being able to say the words you see. Reading requires the execution of many cognitive skills all at the same time, such as working memory, decoding, auditory and visual processing, attention and focus, constructing meaning, and many others. All of these skills are also part of a child’s executive function, a set of mental processes that…