This article is drawn from the work of Dr Adel Najdowski of Pepperdine University and addresses the need to address executive function in children with special needs. It provides a lesson plan on how to teach emotional self-regulation.Source: Psychology@Pepperdine, the online Master's in Applied Behavioral Analysis
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“Although executive functions are often thought of as brain functions, Dr. Adel Najdowski, director of the Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology program at Pepperdine University says all executive functions involve behavior. Therefore, individuals with deficits may be able to learn specific behaviors to improve their executive function performance. In her recently published manual, “Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders,” Dr. Najdowski, who also teaches with the OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine program, outlines principles, procedures and activities that practitioners educators and parents can use to improve the executive function skills of learners with deficits.”Read the full article here!