Executive Functions: Plan for the Plan

By Lydia H. Soifer, Ph.D, with Eve Kessler, Esq. This week’s blog is based on the presentation, Executive Function and Working Memory: A Primer for Parents, given by Dr. Soifer and sponsored by Smart Kids with LD, SPED*NET Wilton (CT),… Read the rest

Evaluating Your Child for EFD

Executive functions have been likened to an orchestra conductor. The conductor doesn’t play the instruments, but he decides which instruments are needed, cues them, and integrates the sound to produce Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. In cognitive terms, executive functions include the… Read the rest