Resources on Organization for Parents

By Emily DiPalma on Monday, January 6, 2020
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Organization is an ongoing process. Once organized, does not mean “always” organized. But learning methods to stay organized can be very helpful. Many kids who struggle with organization can benefit from using strategies that will help them acquire organizational skills. There are various methods and tools available that can help you and your child keep and stay organized as you will see through the resources listed below.  

Our team of neuropsychologists, school psychologists, and psychology students at South County Child and Family Consultants are committed to searching the Internet and beyond to find reputable, informative, and practical tools to help parents, children, and teens. We look for the best information online to help kids diagnosed with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, executive-functioning difficulties, struggles with Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills, autism, depression, and anxiety, among others, and provide you with information about how neuropsychological evaluations can help in targeting these concerns. Come back regularly, as the links are updated frequently with the most up to date resources available. 


4 Ways Kids Use Organization Skills to Learn
Children who lack organizational skills can struggle with handling new information in an effective way. They often have difficulty setting priorities, making plans, sticking to a task and getting things done. This article lists four ways kids use organizational skills to learn.

Help Your Child Get Organized  
This article from Kids Health tells parents how to break down a task into 3 easy steps for their child: Getting organized, staying focused, and getting it done. 

Secrets of the Organized Student      
Children with ADHD rarely keep their backpacks tidy — and that sometimes has serious consequences on overall academic performance. These organization strategies can help children build the skills they need to stay neat.

A Messy Students Guide to Organization       
Chaotic desk? Forgotten homework? Missed deadlines? Your child needs an organization intervention ASAP — start by color-coding their folders, buying them an easy-to-use organizer, or trying these other ADHD-friendly strategies.


5 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Be Organized   
Modeling organization skills to our kids is one way of teaching them the skills they need to be successful. Using these strategies is a great way to start teaching your children organization habits. 

Printable Daily Planners!
What’s more to say, here is a collection of different daily planner templates. Choose your favorites and start getting organized.

Tips for Organizational Journals
Here you can learn about how to set up an effective journal that can help you get organized. If you’re into crafts and art this resource is right up your ally.


Learning Works For Kids   
Learning Works for Kids has many resources and articles for parents and teachers on many different topics. Along with organization help, they have articles on ADHD, brain training, and much more!

Child Care Activities and Organization Ideas!
This page houses many resources including organization ideas for classrooms and home with our kids. 

Organization for Clutertbugs 
Here is a fun facebook group with tons of ways to keep clutter to a minimum and stay organized. This page focuses on managing house clutter, organization that is vital in making a productive workspace.

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