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Will Months Of Remote Learning Worsen Students’ Attention Problems?

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WILL MONTHS OF REMOTE LEARNING WORSEN STUDENTS' ATTENTION PROBLEMS Everyone in the world feels the effects of COVID-19. It has reshaped the economy, workforce, and educational system all around the world. How will these changes impact our children? According to an April EdWeek Research Center survey, “Nearly 4 of 5 teachers think their students’ ability to focus…

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75% of Children & Adults with ADHD Have Sleep Problems. 5 time management tips that can help.

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TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS TO HELP YOU SLEEP ADHD symptoms can make it difficult to get enough sleep every night. Science Daily reports that about 75% of children and adults with ADHD also struggle with sleep problems. One of these problems can be the inability to manage time effectively and “time blindness”. The first step to a well-rested…

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#7 Executive Function @ Home Activity

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#7 Executive Function @ Home Activity All AgesPiece Together Some Puzzles!Areas developed: Attention, Flexible Reasoning, Working Memory, Processing Speed, Spatial Memory, Patience & Impulse Control People with ADHD tend to have difficulty with attention, organization, and processing speed. This makes solving problems more difficult and time-consuming. Take time today at home to work on some…

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#6 Home Activity to Improve Executive Function Create a Feelings Folio Developing Emotional Control

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#6 Executive Function @ Home Activity AdultsCrafting a Feelings FolioAreas developed: Emotional Control, Focus, Introspection, Impulse Control, Memory People with ADHD tend to experience very strong emotions. As a result, they sometimes get carried away by their feelings and respond impulsively without considering how their actions will affect themselves or others. Take some time today to…

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Why You Should Sing & Dance Today! At Home Executive Function Activity #5.

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#5 Executive Function @ Home Activity All Ages Musical/Artistic Expression Areas developed: Attention, impulse control, working memory, cognitive flexibility Today let's sing and dance! Learning how to play a musical instrument is an excellent way to improve cognitive skills and strengthen executive function.  The same is true with learning how to sing a new song…

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Feel Misunderstood? Why ADHD is frequently missed in girls and women.

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ADHD In Girls Women. We are smart, strong, courageous, and so much more. Our achievements are numerous and we have significantly impacted history. Our victories and achievements did not come without great struggle and adversity. Currently, girls with ADHD struggle in the early detection and treatment of ADHD. Katherine Ellison wrote an amazing article for Additude…

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#4 Home Activity to Improve Executive Function

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#4 Executive Function @ Home Activity Toddlers, PreK - Kindergarten  Sorting Areas developed: Organization, Planning, Focus, Pattern Recognition, Memory Sorting is a foundational math skill for preschoolers.  Sorting activities help children develop the understanding that things are alike and different and can be organized into groups.  Practicing sorting at an early age helps lay the…

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NEW: Today’s @ Home Executive Function Activity. Focus – Planning, Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

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#3 Executive Function @ Home Activity School-Age children through Adult Classic Board Games Areas developed: Planning, Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Communication, Patience, Focus, Processing, Working Memory, Organization It's time to move away from video games and dust off those classic board games.   Board games used to be a staple of entertainment for many families...…

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NEW: Today’s @ Home Executive Function Activity. Focus on – Self Monitoring, Processing, Memory

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#2 Executive Function @ Home Activity Every Age Journaling Areas developed: Self-Monitoring, Focus, Processing, Memory, Organization, Reflection Dr. Gendron's  definition of self-monitoring: "Self-monitoring is the ability to evaluate our own behavior in order to determine when a different approach would be more appropriate. So it’s about noticing and fixing our mistakes, knowing when to ask for help.…

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