12 days 18-19 · Special Education

A driving question

On the fifth day of Christmas... So what on earth do we mean when we talk about executive function difficulties? Here's a super-quick test you can try for yourself, and an analogy I often share with students, parents and teachers: Take two post-its and a pen. Put your pen on the first note as if… Continue reading A driving question

12 days 18-19 · Special Education

Simple steps to classroom inclusion

On the fourth day of Christmas... Today's infographic was designed for teachers, but the techniques are equally applicable to all learning situations. For more detail on EF difficulties in the classroom , read this. You can download a PDF of this and other infographics here. More posts related to executive function can be found here.… Continue reading Simple steps to classroom inclusion

12 days 18-19 · Special Education

It’s a numbers thing

On the third day of Christmas... Today's infographic was designed for teachers, but the techniques are equally applicable to learning situations at home and in the wider environment. For more detail on how EF difficulties can impact mathematical skills development, read this. For more math infographics and links to printable versions, click here. .

12 days 18-19 · Special Education

Thinking outside the Box(ing Day)

On the second day of Christmas... This diagram shows how delayed or impaired executive function (EF) can impact development and learning. Affected children and young people may be called 'immature', 'lazy', 'naughty' and 'inconsistent' to name a just a few. Our job as adults - parents or educators - is to stand in for EF.… Continue reading Thinking outside the Box(ing Day)

12 days 18-19 · Special Education

A partridge in a pear tree…

Happy holidays to one and all. For the 12 festive days of 2018-19, I'll be sharing tips that are close to my heart - all related either to supporting children's developing executive function, or providing a helping hand through routines and prompts. For today, enjoy this traditional ditty - its memory and sequencing demands can… Continue reading A partridge in a pear tree…

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