ADD/ADHD & Executive Function


Executive Function

  • Overview: Executive Functioning Disorder - A brief description from the book No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control - The Eight Essential Brain Skills every Child Needs to Thrive, by Adam J. Cox, Ph.D. Psychologist


  • Beyond BookSmart - In-home EF coaching for students K-12 and beyond.
  • Cognitive Connections - Provides Executive Function Coaching services for children and adolescents in schools, their center and in the home.
  • Commonwealth Learning Center - A nonprofit dedicated to helping students overcome learning challenges while transforming education through onsite and online professional learning.
  • Engaging Minds - Teaches Executive Function Skills to help students manange homework and long-term projects.
  • Group Dynamic - Individual & group academic tutoring, executive function development for K-12.

Study Tools

  • Self Control - A free application for Mac OS X (10.5 or above) that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet.
  • Educreations - Free app that lets students create their own study videos.
  • Quizlet - Free study tools and apps which enable students to create their own "study sets" on any topic.
  • Shmoop - Learning guides and study tools in all subjects, including "Essay Lab" to help with writing projects.
  • 60 Second Recap - Short videos that give an overview of classic literature in a fun and entertaining way. A great way to preview books and create excitement to read.
  • - Free app that teaches seven steps of calm with guided sessions from 2 to 20 minutes long.