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Keywords: Executive Function Disorder, ADHD

What is Executive Function Disorder and How is it Different From ADHD?

So what is the difference between ADHD and executive functioning dysfunction? Well, that is something a lot of parents and professionals don’t fully understand. Many ask… “Does every child or teen with executive functioning difficulties have ADHD?” NO. “Does every child or teen with ADHD have executive functioning difficulties?” Yes. “Say what, Dr. Ro?” you may ask. Well, let’s dive

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A family receiving Executive Functioning Skills Training.

What is Executive Functioning Skills Training?

Is this your typical day… “Hurry, the bus is coming!” “How did you not know this project was due?” “Your room is disgusting.” “I’ve called your name three times, can’t you hear me?” “For the love of God, stop touching your sister!” Are you frustrated, confused, and feel like you don’t know what to do to light a fire under

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A group of people demonstrating good executive functioning while working on laptops.

What Skills Do You Need to Have Good Executive Functioning?

So many children with ADHD, autism, learning disabilities such as dyslexia, mental health conditions such as anxiety, OCD or depression, and medical issues such as PANS/PANDAS and Lyme have executive functioning issues. What are executive functioning problems and how do they affect children and teens in everyday life? Executive functioning is a set of mental skills that help you self-regulate,

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A group of children engaging in executive functioning at a table.

What is Executive Functioning in Children?

When you have a bright kid who is so articulate but struggles with remembering everyday tasks, doing their homework and walking around daydreaming without a care in the world, boy it can be frustrating for parents. It is so hard to understand why someone so clearly intellectual can’t manage to keep their room clean, have a sense of time or

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Noise Reduction Hacks

17 Noise Reduction Hacks to Boost Learning and Attention

Noise Reduction Hacks When kids are overwhelmed, they can have a hard time focusing on the tasks in front of them. Whether it’s sitting in a Zoom class for remote learning or doing a worksheet in class, children often struggle with passive activities or work they don’t like to do and even more so if they have executive functioning difficulties

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man stressed on computer | Executive Functioning Challenges

Ways to Spot Executive Functioning Challenges in Your Child

Ways to Spot Executive Functioning Challenges in Your Child Executive functioning skills are the foundation of what kids and teens are expected to do in school and at home on a daily basis. When kids are lacking in executive functioning skills, they struggle with keeping up with both basic and challenging things at home and school.

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Mindfulness Improving Executive Functioning

Mindfulness Part 1 – Improving Executive Functioning

Children react differently to stressors than adults and therefore process information differently. Mindfulness practice can improve executive functioning in children, especially those with ADHD. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge offers information and advice about this helpful tool of parenting.

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Keywords: Executive Function Disorder, ADHD

What is Executive Function Disorder and How is it Different From ADHD?

So what is the difference between ADHD and executive functioning dysfunction? Well, that is something a lot of parents and professionals don’t fully understand. Many ask… “Does every child or teen with executive functioning difficulties have ADHD?” NO. “Does every child or teen with ADHD have executive functioning difficulties?” Yes. “Say what, Dr. Ro?” you may ask. Well, let’s dive

Read More »
A family receiving Executive Functioning Skills Training.

What is Executive Functioning Skills Training?

Is this your typical day… “Hurry, the bus is coming!” “How did you not know this project was due?” “Your room is disgusting.” “I’ve called your name three times, can’t you hear me?” “For the love of God, stop touching your sister!” Are you frustrated, confused, and feel like you don’t know what to do to light a fire under

Read More »
A group of people demonstrating good executive functioning while working on laptops.

What Skills Do You Need to Have Good Executive Functioning?

So many children with ADHD, autism, learning disabilities such as dyslexia, mental health conditions such as anxiety, OCD or depression, and medical issues such as PANS/PANDAS and Lyme have executive functioning issues. What are executive functioning problems and how do they affect children and teens in everyday life? Executive functioning is a set of mental skills that help you self-regulate,

Read More »
A group of children engaging in executive functioning at a table.

What is Executive Functioning in Children?

When you have a bright kid who is so articulate but struggles with remembering everyday tasks, doing their homework and walking around daydreaming without a care in the world, boy it can be frustrating for parents. It is so hard to understand why someone so clearly intellectual can’t manage to keep their room clean, have a sense of time or

Read More »
Noise Reduction Hacks

17 Noise Reduction Hacks to Boost Learning and Attention

Noise Reduction Hacks When kids are overwhelmed, they can have a hard time focusing on the tasks in front of them. Whether it’s sitting in a Zoom class for remote learning or doing a worksheet in class, children often struggle with passive activities or work they don’t like to do and even more so if they have executive functioning difficulties

Read More »
man stressed on computer | Executive Functioning Challenges

Ways to Spot Executive Functioning Challenges in Your Child

Ways to Spot Executive Functioning Challenges in Your Child Executive functioning skills are the foundation of what kids and teens are expected to do in school and at home on a daily basis. When kids are lacking in executive functioning skills, they struggle with keeping up with both basic and challenging things at home and school.

Read More »
Mindfulness Improving Executive Functioning

Mindfulness Part 1 – Improving Executive Functioning

Children react differently to stressors than adults and therefore process information differently. Mindfulness practice can improve executive functioning in children, especially those with ADHD. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge offers information and advice about this helpful tool of parenting.

Read More »
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