Children with executive function problems have difficulty with planning, organizing and managing time and space, and weakness with “working memory.” Learn more about executive function, how it affects learning, and strategies to help children in school and at home.
Learn about the three psychological theories of ASD — Theory of Mind, Weak Central Cohesion, and executive functioning. Understanding these theories can help families and educators manage challenging behaviors at home and in the classroom.
This practice guide, developed in conjunction with an expert panel, distills contemporary early childhood and preschool education research into seven practical recommendations. The guidance will help to prepare young children to benefit from the learning opportunities they will encounter in school.
This article discusses current research-supported instructional practices in reading and writing. It also reviews alternatives to ability-achievement discrepancy in identifying students for special education services, as well as introduces the idea that ability-achievement discrepancies should be based on specific cognitive factors that are relevant to specific kinds of learning disabilities rather than Full Scale IQ.