Resources Tagged With: learning

6 Strengths and Benefits of ADHD

People diagnosed with ADHD may have difficulty focusing on tasks, an inability to control their impulses, and have hyperactive tendencies. However, there are numerous strengths and benefits that also come with the condition. Read more ›

Executive Functioning and Learning

Our brains are not fully developed until the mid-20s, so it’s no wonder that our adolescents still need help with the all important executive functioning skills. In this episode, we talk about the often underestimated yet pivotal aspect of cognitive growth: executive functioning in teens.
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Executive Function: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Executive function skills help people stay focused, and manage the flow of information. Day to day, these skills allow a person to pay attention, plan ahead, remember details, and juggle multiple tasks. They also help control their behavior and emotions, delay immediate rewards for future benefits, and continue forward when faced with challenges. Read more ›

The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain

From ADHD and dyslexia to autism, the number of diagnosis categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions of people with disabilities. Read more ›

Every Student Matters: Cultivating Belonging in the Classroom

Belonging in the classroom means ensuring that all students feel welcomed, comfortable, and part of the school family.

Elementary school educator Michael Dunlea teaches in an inclusion classroom where many students have learning differences that can pose a challenge to connecting with others. Building a culture of belonging has become his greatest priority. Read more ›

Book: The Dyslexic Advantage


Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide use their backgrounds in neurology and education to debunk the standard deficit-based approach to dyslexia. People typically define “dyslexia” as a reading and spelling disorder. Read more ›

Executive Function Is the Secret Ingredient to Student Success

Executive function is the mechanism by which our brains manage and prioritize our thoughts, working memory, emotions and actions; Harvard researchers call it our brain’s air traffic control system. Given the incidence of executive function issues in youth, as a byproduct of or co-occurring factor in youth mental health, it is critical for parents and educators to place greater support to help students improve their executive functioning. Read more ›

Learners with ADHD: Effective Strategies for Educators

Building a learning environment structured to support learners with ADHD can help boost student confidence and academic achievement.

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ADHD & Your Child: ADHD Behavior Checklist

Review our ADHD Behavior Checklist for insight into common behaviors of ADHD that may describe your child.

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Discussing Accommodations With Your Professor

Even if you set up your accommodations through your Disability Services Office at your college, you should talk to your professor or instructor about your accommodations and your disability.

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