Giroux, S. (2018, March 13). Support Executive Functioning of Students with ASD – Teacher Voice. Retrieved March 14, 2018,

Because the majority of my students are on the spectrum, executive functioning is one of the first things we focus on in planning curriculum. How can we expect our students to take a test, follow the steps of a lab or even do a simple homework assignment without these skills? Sometimes it might seem like the students don’t care or are just refusing to do the work, when in reality there has been a breakdown in their executive functioning.

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