ADHD & Organization
Executive function is the process that allows us to organize, prioritize, and analyze. ADHD and other neurobiological problems can inhibit a person’s ability to do these seemingly normal tasks due to an abnormal dopamine level in their frontal lobe. Children with ADHD can struggle with organizing or remembering which books or supplies they’ll need for […]
Executive Function & ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity and inappropriate age behaviors. ADHD has been portrayed as a behavior problem mostly in boys. It was thought that the child was being hyper or not listening. We now know that it is just as common in girls and the main […]
What is Executive Function?
What is Executive Function? Executive function is the cognitive skills that help us make decisions, prioritize tasks, organize thoughts and activities, and manage time efficiently. People with executive dysfunction typically struggle with these things, and sometimes don’t complete tasks at all, they can easily misplace items, materials or prioritize the wrong things; it’s also easy […]