ALERT: ADHD has Expanded to Include Executive Functioning Disorder or WeaknessIs it EFD or ADHD? Since ADHD has Expanded to Include Executive Functioning Disorder we are going to talk about the differences and commonality of the two.
Carol Gignoux, M.Ed
Filed Under: Executive Functioning Weakness, Executive Function Disorder, ADHD
ALERT: ADHD has Expanded to Include Executive Functioning Disorder or Weakness
Someone can have or develop Executive Function Weaknesses for a variety of reasons. In addition to ADHD, you can have Executive Function Weaknesses as a result of:
- developmental delays due to poverty, lack of education or neurological brain disorders
- physical or emotional trauma affecting brain functioning
- extended untreated stress
- specific learning disabilities
- mental health disorders
- age related cognitive decline
- being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease
- having a stroke
Make Progress with the Right Executive Function Coach
As one of the 10+ million U.S. adults with ADD, I genuinely understand the challenges of living with ADHD as well as the positive results that can be achieved through coaching. With the help of a great executive functioning skills coach, adult ADHD treatment can change lives. With the right behaviors and coping mechanisms, it’s easier to overcome some of the worst symptoms. Those include distraction, lack of punctuality, untidiness, forgetfulness, failure to meet deadlines, and more.
By practicing these success strategies, performance at work can improve, too. Life at home will become more stable and relaxing. Enrich every important personal relationship. And most importantly, you’ll gain a new level of self-confidence.