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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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Parenting

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

Fighting to Keep an Aspy IEP- The Communication Chain of Command (Part 4)

Last month I shared my struggles with Barbara’s kindergarten reevaluation for special education services.  In parts one and two of this topic, I shared my struggles with the school’s opinion of my brilliantly disabled kindergartener.   319 more words

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Submitted by: Linda Gross, M.A., CCC-SLP – Landmark High School Speech-Language Pathologist/Consultant and Landmark Outreach Program Adjunct Faculty

Much has been written and discussed in recent years about Executive Function (EF) challenges faced by students diagnosed with a language-based learning disability (LBLD). 641 more words

Versatile Blogger Award Nomination

I was nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award by JUSTAFELLOWHUMANRAY! Thanks so much for the nomination, and check out his blog. It’s all about being that most basic and most complicated of things…a human. 401 more words

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Julie Cohen (UC Santa Barbara • Futurity) | Using fewer brain 'tools' may speed learning

With the neurological correlates of the learning process coming into focus, the scientists were able to delve into the differences among participants in order to explain why some learned the sequences faster than others.

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Miscellany

SCORES Program Social Thinking Group Updates

We’ve had a super busy semester and are hard at work building our Social Thinking smarts. Here’s a quick update on what  your child has been working on in his or her Social Thinking group. 2,247 more words