TADD 2018 – Executive Function in a Nutshell

We’ve got an excellent “TADD” Talk for you today! As part of ADHD Awareness Month and our special activities, ADDA has created TADD Talks, where we’ll be Talking about ADD every day the entire month of October!

In today’s TADD talk, Elaine Taylor-Klaus discusses “Executive Function in a Nutshell


And if you enjoyed today’s TADD Talk, you’ll want to learn more about what Elaine has to offer.

Elaine Taylor-Klaus, PCC, CPCC — certified coach, author, co-Founder of ImpactADHD®, and co-creator of Sanity School®. A sought after speaker for parents and educators, Elaine provides training, coaching and support for parents and teachers of “complex” kids — around the globe, online and on the phone. A lifelong advocate for public health, Elaine has served on Georgia’s Governor’s Council for Maternal and Infant Health and as a parent advisor for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Regularly featured in ADDitude and Attention magazines, she is the co-author of Parenting ADHD Now! Easy Intervention Strategies to Empower Kids with ADHD, and the mother of 3 young adults in an ADHD++ Family of 5. Find a wealth of resources on her award-winning blog at ImpactADHD.com.

We’ll see you back here tomorrow! Check the schedule to see what’s coming next right here.

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      • Donna
      • October 12, 2018

      Thank you. Really appreciated the visual, it was helpful to follow along with.

      • Carolynne
      • October 12, 2018

      This is an exceptional in-a-nutshell-talk. Are you planning to make this available for all on YOUTUBE? It would be a great teaching tool for educators, therapists, families and those with ADHD. Thank you for the knowledge and support you share with all of us who are impacted by ADHD.

      • Catherine
      • October 12, 2018

      Thanks for the talk focused on six categories and the comment above. As an adult with ADHD, I think of having TEAM issues: Time, Energy, and Attention Management issues. Random thoughts—
      Implications for well-being and quality of life come to mind. Perhaps the neuroscience could be explored in a longer presentation:
      Communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness, taking time for connection, listening, …
      Ability to relax/go with/develop a meditation practice or other routines for well-being, both in solitude and with others,and in nature. These include mindfulness, prayer, worship/attending services, and reflecting on teachings as in bible study or works from other traditions.

      The intention to be anchored in kindness, to be in, or return to, a kind state of mind, has improved the quality of my life. When we cultivate a kind mind, open heart, and joyful, vibrant, resilient spirit, we can contribute to our own well-being and the greater good. When we draw on the synchronicity between becoming kind-minded and practicing mindfulness, we can advance human evolution. When we pledge, I commit to kindness. We commit to kindness., change happens.

      • Jodi
      • October 12, 2018

      Good chat. I think you missed two important aspects of ADHD that should be added to your six categories:Sensory issues and anxiety.
      In addition you briefly said something about time but did not mention how time moves totally different for people with ADHD. For example, something that happened yesterday could have happened two or three days ago. Something that happened a week ago could have happened a month ago.
      I have every issue in every category and life is hell.

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