Occupational Therapy -> Executive Function -> Persistence


Persistence involves sequencing, willfulness, and the ability to learn from experience, and is particularly important when task demands are long-term. It is very important in maintaining effort with tasks that are boring or uninteresting. Goal-directed persistence is one of the last executive functions to mature.


  • Snowlike Substance Recipe - For Play preview

    Snowlike Substance Recipe - For Play

    Virginia Ingram, CCC-SLP

    Sensory Integration Resource. Kiki makes a snowlike substance on a not so snowy day.

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  • Positive Affirmations Writing preview

    Positive Affirmations Writing

    Glenna Nave

    Express Needs. All About Me. Emotions. Mental Health Resources. Language Resource. Occupational Therapy Resources. Teenagers. Dice Resource. Directions: Roll a dice (or 2 die) and write the sentenc...

  • Kiki's Emotion Bingo! preview

    Kiki's Emotion Bingo!

    Bethany Ayer

    Emotional Regulation Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Language Resource. Kiki's Emotion Bingo can be used as an attention game, identifying emotions, problem solving task, as well as to tar...

  • ASD The Strawberry Full Moon preview

    ASD The Strawberry Full Moon

    Teodor Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    The Strawberry Full Moon Resource for clients on the autism spectrum. The statement, question, and 2 choices. No visual distractions.

  • Draw a Pig With Kiki preview

    Draw a Pig With Kiki

    Bethany Ayer

    Drawing Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Use this resource to draw a pig. This can be used as a drawing, handwriting, and pre handwriting activity as well as for a visual-spatial exercise

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  • Scaffolding Writing preview

    Scaffolding Writing

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Scaffolding writing with starter sentences is a tool to help learners achieve independence. Writing is broken down into smaller steps, with examples, clues, prompts, and reminders. 2 slides.

  • Butter Recipe preview

    Butter Recipe

    Virginia Ingram, MS, CCC-SLP

    This is a recipe for making butter that can be used in just about any therapy session. The recipe is very easy but requires persistence and the ability to stay on task. Prep ideas: • Print and lami...

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  • Dawn Zeis Moore's Homemade Game preview

    Dawn Zeis Moore's Homemade Game

    Dawn Zeis Moore, CCC-SLP

    From Dawn via the Speech-Language Pathologist Lounge (SLPs and SLPAs) group on Facebook,"My clinical supervisor during grad school showed me this game when I was doing my clinical practicum. It's e...

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