Category Archives: Executive Functioning

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ADHD and Executive Functioning…What a Mess!

Hyperactivity and impulsivity?  The inability to stay on task?  They form a pattern of chronic difficulties in executing daily dask. Executive functioning is a cognitive management system of the human brain.  They are very specific, divided into more distinct skills that typically develop during childhood and adolescence. Executive function can be divided into two groups. […]

What is Executive Functioning? Organizing, getting things done. Here are strategies.

Executive functioning abilities (cognitive processing) are mental skills to get things done.  They help people organize and act upon information.  These abilities are often a struggle for teens and young adults with ADHD. Planning Remembering things Paying attention Allowing someone to juggle multiple tasks These challenges become obstacles in completing tasks both in and outside […]