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5 Academic Challenges Rooted in ADHD Executive Dysfunction

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Executive dysfunction is difficult to recognize. When manifested in the classroom, EF challenges are often mistaken for disobedience, laziness, defiance, or apathy.Here are five common (and commonly misinterpreted) executive functioning hurdles — and proven strategies for each.[Get This Free Download: Smart Homework Strategies for Teachers & Parents]Access more resources from ADDitude’s Schoolhouse Blocks: Foundational Executive Functions series exploring common learning challenges and strategies to sharpen core EFs at school.SUPPORT ADDITUDE Thank you for reading ADDitude.

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