Teachers Guide to ADHD in the Classroom
What Are Executive Functions?
Executive functions are the self-regulating skills that we all use to accomplish tasks,
from getting dressed to doing homework. They include:
- Organizing time and materials
- Making decisions
- Shifting from one situation to another
- Controlling emotions
- Learning from past mistakes
Most kids with ADHD have deficits in some executive functions, though not all children with executive function issues have ADHD.