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Executive functioning.

The pre frontal cortex, is one of the lobes that surround the amygdala and is situated at the front of the brain. In here, we have executive functioning, (EF) this enables us the skills to plan and execute a task.

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Cognitive Solutions Approach To Treating Attention Deficits Hyperactivity

When I was growing up in the 1970’s, there were always boys who were hyper.  They couldn’t control their behaviors, responded impulsively to everything placed in front of them, and acted as if driven by little motors constantly running full speed inside their bodies.  845 more words


Bridging the Gap Reflections

Each Spring TCS hosts Bridging the Gap, a workshop that brings in professionals to share their expertise on autism-related subjects with TCS families and the outside community. 556 more words


Executive Functioning Skills By Ari Goldstein, Ph.D.

When I first began teaching special education in the early 1990’s, the term executive functioning was unheard of.  As a young teacher, I very quickly saw the importance of developing underlying cognitive skills to help my students learn more efficiently.  578 more words


Considering the "Spoons"

Over the past month, I saw several people use the spoon theory used in reference to autism. The theory is by Christine Miserandino and can see her article about it… 412 more words

Honey – We Won the Lottery – Part 2

By Karen Fried, Psy.D.

“Mom, I got a great job that pays $150 to $200 per day!”

I checked back in with my friend about her son Jeffrey to see how he was doing in college. 593 more words

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Executive Functioning - The Basics

A therapeutic boarding school, Boulder Creek Academy supports adolescents with complex academic, social, and emotional needs. Boulder Creek Academy welcomes students with executive function challenges, which it addresses via skill building and behavioral health treatment as well as instructional support. 200 more words

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