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Executive Function Training

Abbey Neurodynamic Center

Wellness Center located in Palo Alto, CA

If you or your child suffers from a learning disability or cognitive impairment, seeking the right treatment enhances the way the brain functions. At Abbey Neurodynamic Center in Palo Alto, California, licensed clinical neuropsychologist Richard Abbey, PhD, and his team offer executive function training to enhance brain activity including memory, learning capabilities, and attention. Schedule an appointment with Abbey Neurodynamic Center over the phone to learn more.

Executive Function Training Q & A

What is executive function training?

Executive function training helps improve certain cognitive skills, such as:

  • Memory
  • Working memory
  • Attention
  • Spacial relations
  • Processing speed focus

The Abbey Neurodynamic Center specialists help school-aged children through college students improve their ability to learn and enhance overall brain function.

What is executive function training used for?

The specialists at Abbey Neurodynamic Center use a multi-modal approach for executive function training to help students and athletes improve: 

  • Reading ability and comprehension
  • Math skills
  • Problem solving
  • Dyslexia
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Written language skills
  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Creative thinking
  • Ability to focus

The team embraces a systematic approach that adapts to you or your child’s individual learning needs. Functional training sessions are fun and light-hearted, while enriching academic growth for optimal results. 

What happens during executive function training?

Prior to your first session, Abbey Neurodynamic Center specialists asses your child’s baseline learning ability and behavior patterns. They let you know which training sessions best suit their needs, which might include:


Your practitioner helps your child enhance their grammar, verbal expression, penmanship, planning, organization, word choices, short answers, and essays during functional training writing sessions.


Abbey Neurodynamic Center providers help your child to improve their reading skills with functional training for processing speed, working memory, phonics principals, phonemic awareness, fluency, and sight word visual memory.


Math functional training equips your child to better solve word problems, think conceptually, and use visual-spatial skills needed for success in math in grade school through college and beyond.

Creative thinking

Abbey Neurodynamic Center practitioners empower students to become independent problem solvers, learn from their errors, and make decisions for themselves to become successful in school and the workplace.


If your child doesn’t focus well and it’s affecting the way they learn and complete tasks at school, Abbey Neurodynamic Center specialists use specific cognitive strategies to help them become successful, stay focused, and improve their grades.

If your child struggles academically, socially, or in sports and desires cognitive skills training to improve mind-body functions, schedule an appointment with Abbey Neurodynamic Center over the phone today.