What is Executive Functioning?

Executive functioning refers to the ability to apply specific abilities to problem-solving and, ultimately, achieving goals. This article explains more about how this applies to your child.

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ADDitude Magazine:
CHADD — Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder:
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LD Online:
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National Center for Learning Disabilities:
National Institutes of Mental Health:
Youth Anxiety:
From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students With Disabilities By Elizabeth Hamblet
Information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities:


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