Reframing How We Think about Executive Function Skills

Throughout this past year COVID-19 and executive function skills have had very real, visible and significant impacts on our lives. While everyone is aware of the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on our lives, not everyone is as aware of the significant role and impact that executive function skills have had on each and every one of our daily lives. … Continue readingReframing How We Think about Executive Function Skills

The 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Dr. Murphy is a special education teacher and founder of Effective Effort Consulting. He is a leading provider of ADHD/Executive Function coaching and consulting services on the South Shore and Greater Boston. The start of school is only a week away. Now is the time … Continue readingThe 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Stomping Your ANTS; Automatic Negative Thoughts

Cristina Evans, M.Ed. and David Murphy, M.Ed., Ed.D. Have you ever had a friend walk into a store where you are shopping and not say hello?  Do you automatically start thinking that you must have done something to offend her or she is not as … Continue readingStomping Your ANTS; Automatic Negative Thoughts