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Papers on Executive Function and Autism?

(4 Posts)
greengoose Fri 06-Jan-17 17:03:26

Hi, I'm looking for some help locating a paper to hand out to our sons (age 14) teachers on executive function. He has ASD and Dyslexia and although this isn't always very obvious, his executive functioning is very poor, especially around organising tasks, self monitoring, and working memory.
We feel his teachers often label him as 'could try harder', but in reality it's often executive functioning issues, and they are very slow to put consistent measures in place to help him.
We have a meeting coming up, and I have the CAMHs person and Ed Pych. behind us, but it would be good to have an easy to understand, bullet point type of paper to hand out to teachers,and the (rubbish) Senco, on Executive function, particularly as it relates to education. It might help shift things from blaming our son, to working together... (wishful thinking perhaps)!
Many thanks in advance. It's such a bloody battle sometimes isn't it?

PolterGoose Fri 06-Jan-17 17:07:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

greengoose Fri 06-Jan-17 17:24:39

Thanks Polter (nice to meet another goose)! I'll go and have a read....

greengoose Fri 06-Jan-17 17:43:37

Ok, I've read that. It's really very good isn't it? I may use the briefer PDF from her site, (her blog is too long to hand out to teachers as a brief explanation, they don't have the time, or sadly I fear, the interest).
I will also keep looking in case something feels closer to what I need to drill into them...! I guess my main issue is trying to help the school see they need to be consistent and try and see problems as something to find solutions for, rather than dead ends, and reasons to appoint blame. He's in year nine, we are running out of time now...

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