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The apple doesn't fall far from the tree...ADHD in families

In an earlier post, we discussed spiritual challenges that kids with ADHD encounter related to core deficits in executive functioning. Today, we’re going to take another angle on the topic of spiritual challenges to look at the obstacles to growth that result in… 833 more words

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A problem:

Our minds have minds of their own.

Think of our minds are dumb, sometimes-raging elephants, barely under control of the puny riders (“us”) sitting on top of them. 215 more words


Easy Ways to Increase Your Child's Executive Functioning This Summer!

Elizabeth Sautter, one of the co-authors of the Whole Body Listening Larry books, recently wrote a blog post about strategies she employs at home to increase her child’s executive functioning skills and decrease nagging. 146 more words


Student locker

This is a panoramic shot of a locker just outside my classroom. I heard lots of noise this morning and came into the hallway. The student, whom I don’t teach and is in a younger grade, was trying to close her locker and was becoming frustrated at not being able to. 121 more words


8 Tips to Boost Your Child's Working Memory : Improve Executive Function Skill

At a Glance

  • Working memory refers to how we manipulate information stored in short-term memory.
  • Kids use working memory to learn and follow directions.
  • Working-memory boosters can be built into your child’s daily life.
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Why you can't and how you can - Part 1

 by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
Part of the Executive Functioning Series
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PFC and EFDs

The PreFrontal Cortex and…

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Madelyn Griffith-Haynie