Executive Functions: Plan for the Plan

By Lydia H. Soifer, Ph.D, with Eve Kessler, Esq. To perform daily tasks successfully, good executive function skills are necessary. Whatever the  assignment your child is faced with (homework, long-term projects, studying for exams, etc.), having a “plan for the… 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