In this white paper, we explore the challenges and conditions related to executive functioning deficits and how these challenges affect social skills. We focus on how parents can provide support to their struggling teen through simplified social environments, social scripts, and identification of a passion. We then examine how wilderness adventure settings can aid in successfully building social skills and self-confidence for these individuals.
This white paper is written for parents, educators, and counselors who want to help a teen with executive functioning differences to be successful in social atmospheres.
In this free, twelve-page White Paper, you will find:
- What is Executive Function?
- Problems With Executive Function
- What Other Conditions Are Related to Executive Function Deficits?
- How Executive Function Deficits Can Affect Social Skills
- When to Seek Help
- How to Build Social Skills in Teens With Executive Function Deficits
- How Wilderness Adventure Therapy Can Help Teens with Executive Function Deficits
- How to Find a Credible Adventure Therapy Program for Your Teen with Executive Functioning Deficits
Download our White Paper and see how you can help your child with executive function deficits
About Vantage Point by Aspiro
Vantage Point is a specialized offshoot of Aspiro Adventure, the program that pioneered wilderness adventure therapy. Vantage Point focuses on helping students with executive function disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Nonverbal Learning Disorders, among others.
The Vantage Point programs are designed to build self-efficacy in our students through overwhelming mastery experiences – our students accomplish goals they never believed possible, which creates a belief that they are capable of changing their own lives for the better. We focus specifically on social dynamics and social skills to help our students connect with others and feel like they can be a part of the world. Experiential Learning is a tenet of our philosophy and our program. Paired with ongoing individual therapy and targeting specific areas for growth, our wilderness therapy programs are proven successful by outcome studies and are overseen by experienced Field Guides and clinical professionals