Holly Graves & Associates, Inc.
More recently, executive skills have assumed a larger role in the explanation and treatment of ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), and we're seeing an increasing number of children and adolescents who seem to struggle in school because of weak executive skills, but don't meet the diagnostic criteria for ADD/ADHD or other learning differences.
We have found that students can benefit from strategies designed to improve executive function while getting direct instruction and academic coaching. We provide EF coaching in the context of our comprehensive reading intervention. Children learn and retain executive function strategies best when paired with meaningful academic instruction and intervention.
A List of Executive Functions
Here is a list developed by Drs. Gioia, Isquith, Guy and Kenworthy - a little different than the list you see in our scrolling window on the right (from Executive Skills in Children & Adolescents, P. Dawson & R. Guare, 2010)
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