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Issues with executive functioning

It’s also important to note that children with executive functioning issues don’t necessarily “think” differently. What they struggle with is the process of coordinating, prioritizing or managing information needed to perform tasks successfully.

Cognitive-Communication Checklist After Brain Injury

Do you sometimes struggle to see the functional relationships between cognitive skills and communication? Here is a helpful checklist that describes cognitive-communication behaviors and how they fit into the ‘big picture’.  17 more words


Asperger Syndrome and Executive Functioning

Ok, I have to return to the topic that was first brought up in “What do I do? What ‘should’ I do?” one more time. There is something that I forgot to discuss in the related series of posts that helps explain the whole situation even better. 731 more words

Asperger Syndrome

Talk of the Town: Brain Talk

As adults, we spend an extraordinary amount of time thinking we’ve got our students’ and children’s problems figured out:

“I know why he’s mad…it’s because he can’t get the Legos to fit together!” 699 more words

Random SLP


At the age of 32,  I was recently diagnosed with ADHD and Secondary anxiety.

For me, this specifically means I have trouble with executive functioning.  My mind has trouble choosing what to concentrate on.  811 more words


Dementia is not only about memory

From the always helpful ThirdAge Services! I studied Gerontology with Carole at the University of North Texas. I was a fan of her back then and an even bigger fan now. 831 more words

Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias