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Wayne L. Klein, PhD

Neuropsychological Assessment of Children & Adults; Couples & Individual Psychotherapy Offices in Franklin, MA & Spaulding Center for Children, Sandwich, MA
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EXECUTIVE DYSFUNCTIONS
 

Problems may include mild to severe difficulty with:
- Putting on the brakes (avoiding
impulsivity)
- Thinking before speaking or acting
- Thinking ahead - anticipating
- Planning and organization
- Multi-tasking
- Holding two or more bits of info in mind at once
- Control of thought processes
- Initiating
- Staying on task
- Stopping one activity & starting another
inflexbility
- Pulling back & thinking abstractly
- Many of these difficulties will result in poor study skills
- Modulating emotional reactions

 

Interventions range from working with internal cognitions to external controls to medication

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