Flexible Thinking: An Important Life Skill For Our Kids (and Us Too!)

By: The RethinkCare Team

African American father playing with kids on floor with wood train set
 

About this Podcast Episode

On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss yet another important skill under the executive functioning umbrella, flexible thinking. They talk about the importance of developing this skill to work with others, keep our cool when it counts, and adapt to new situations- all things that are important now and for the future. From modeling appropriate behavior, creating opportunities to try new things, rewarding flexible thinking, playing logic and strategy games, and more, there are plenty of ways to support your child in this area.

About the Hosts

Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with expertise on human behavior and child development. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of both typically developing children as well as children with learning, social, and behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities. This podcast is brought to you by RethinkCare. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to ask your Human Resources team if RethinkCare is a part of your employer-provided benefits.  RethinkCare reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

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