Executive function (EF) deficits are commonly mistaken for — and exacerbated by — ADHD symptoms. The reverse is also true, making EF and ADHD inextricably linked yet also distinct.To address a student’s challenges with reading comprehension and other academic skills, teachers and parents must first understand their origins and then follow these 3 steps to help a student build skills and confidence in middle and high school: 1.
Create learning environments that lessen the impact of deficits. 2. Modify assignments to minimize the impact of weaknesses.Read more on additudemag.com