Tag Archives: Autism

  1. 10 books on Executive Function and Related Learning Needs

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    February 22, 2017 by Sarah Gillie

    10 books on executive function

  2. Displays and visual prompts

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    February 15, 2017 by Sarah Gillie

    Posters and visual timetables can be very useful both in the classroom and at home, particularly for students with learning differences. The key is to teach learners how to use them.

  3. Homework


    January 31, 2017 by Sarah Gillie

    Homework is an acknowledged area of challenge for students with learning difficulties, not least because of the demands on executive function.

  4. Classroom Survival


    January 25, 2017 by Sarah Gillie

    Executive function (EF) difficulties commonly co-occur with other learning differences and specific learning difficulties, and they can pose life-long challenges. It’s important for those affected, their families, educators and employers to understand how EF impacts everyday functioning and what can be done to support this.

  5. Executive Function 


    January 18, 2017 by Sarah Gillie

    Often teachers and parents will express their confusion at a learner’s behaviour: beyond their diagnosed learning difficulty, they may not always display the maturity or organisational skills of peers in their age group. This could be attributable to weaknesses in executive function.


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