What is Executive Functioning?

What is Executive Functioning?

What are Executive Functions? Executive functions are cognitive (brain-based) processes an individual uses to concentrate, pay attention and get things done. They are sometimes referred to as executive control, cognitive control or executive skills.  Executive...
What is the DSM-5?

What is the DSM-5?

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is a handbook that health care professionals from around the world reference for the diagnostic criteria of different disorders. It is published by the American Psychiatric Association...
Let me start out by introducing myself.

Let me start out by introducing myself.

My name is Kathryn Garforth and I have a passion for helping people reach their personal best in education. Not only do I have a Ph.D. in Special Education, but I also have the personal experience as a dyslexic having to find my own way through a system that was not...