Assessing the executive functioning of High IQ adults with ADHD.
“Allowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.”
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?
Those with ADHD often have troubling sleeping at night. Try a few strategies to help ensure a better night’s rest.
Audio presentation by Ned Hallowell.
“Procrastination can be caused by several things. You may procrastinate because you don’t enjoy a task. You may procrastinate because a task is large and challenging to organize. Or, you may procrastinate because you aren’t sure how to accomplish the task.”
Video presentation by Dr. Russell Barkley.
Audio presentation by Susan Macari on educational therapists.
Video by Dr. Hallowell.