“Flexiture” is a unique combination of flexibility and structure that empowers parents and teachers to solve big and small problems faced by their children and students who struggle with poor executive functions because of ADD/ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, and related challenges.
Classroom accommodations are a vital part of the management process for children and teens who struggle with ADD/ADHD and associated executive functioning problems, and should be used to assist in managing their behaviors while facilitating success in their academic efforts. Consider the suggestions outlined in these articles. Optimal Attention in the Classroom Positive Behavior Management in […]
Although most adults with ADD/ADHD are not overly over-active, they continue to struggle with six specific challenges on a daily basis. In his book Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults, Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D. describes six functional aspects of attention . 1. ACTIVATION ¨ Organizing activities ¨ Prioritizing tasks ¨ Getting […]
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As with children and adolescents, adults can benefit from a multi-faceted approach to addressing their daily struggles as outlined in Nancy Ratey’s book The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents. Understand ADD/ADHD Learn about the functional impact of ADD/ADHD in general terms: consider the Six Functional […]