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#118: Independent Play: A Secret Ingredient for Easier Parenting With Lizzie Assa

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EPISODE #118: Independent Play: The Secret Ingredient for Easier Parenting With Lizzie Assa 

The Childhood Collective

6/21/2023

 

SUMMARY

As an ADHD parent, you are doing allll the things… from evaluations to therapies, to advocating for your child at school, to managing the big emotions at home. You’re stretched really thin, and it's no wonder you're tired! Developing independent play skills in ADHD children is a game-changer.  This is why we are sooo excited to have an independent play expert, Lizzie Assa, sharing her knowledge with us today. Lizzie's strategies will help your child develop play skills that will help your entire family! 

 

MEET LIZZIE

Lizzie Assa is the founder of The Workspace for Children, a parenting strategist, play expert, and mother of three. With a background in early childhood education and experience working with families and children, Lizzie helps parents and caregivers avoid burnout by teaching their children independent play. She is a firm believer in the power of simplicity and consistency in play and is dedicated to promoting these values. Prior to starting The Workspace for Children, Assa received a MsED from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City and taught nursery school in Manhattan. She has been featured in various publications such as Parent's Magazine, NY Times Parenting, Time, and The WSJ.

 

AFFILIATE INFORMATION

We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. As parents, we are looking for anything that will support our kids and make our lives easier. The original Time Timer does just that. In our homes, it allows us to teach our kids how to visualize time. This helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Trust our pro-tip; it’s a game changer! Bonus: Use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount. 

 

LINKS + RESOURCES

Lizzie's Site

Workspace Instagram

Lizzie's Independent Play Course

Time Timer Site  Code: TCC for a discount!

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