Oct 212013
 

Assistive Technology for Executive Functioning and ADHD can help kids with these learning disabilities plan, manage, and complete their school work better.

Kids with Executive Functioning Deficits and ADHD have difficulty with organizing, planning, sequencing, and managing their school work. There are a lot of tools that help kids with these learning disabilities manage and perform better.

Because executive functioning issues and ADHD cause children to have difficulty organizing their thoughts, you may also want to check out some of the assistive technology for writing. Also, you may want to check out cognitive enhancement programs that help a child develop stronger abilities to focus, process information, etc.

If your child has other learning challenges, you may also want to check out the information about assistive technology for reading, writing, and math elsewhere on this site.

High-Tech Assistive Technology for Executive Functioning and ADHD

Personal Time Management Software or Digital Planner

Visual Scheduling software

Mind-Mapping Software

Graphic Organizer Software

Electronic Reminders

Portable, Electronic Data Storage, Organization, and Access (Evernote, HeapNote)

Mid-Tech Assistive Technology for Executive Functioning and ADHD

Noise Cancelling Headphones

Handheld Electronic Calendar and Personal Assistant

Digital Highlighter

Digital Sticky Notes

Timers

Digital Recorder

Low Tech Assistive Technology for Executive Functioning and ADHD

Sticky Notes

Highlighters

Grading Rubrics

Graphic Organizers

Checklists

Personal Planner

Personal Calendar

Organizer Notebooks (Trapper Keeper, Portfolio, etc.)

Container or Bin-based Organizing System

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