top of page

Executive function and how to support staff in the workplace

If an employee discloses that they have an executive function disorder, or you suspect they might, there are a lot of interventions that can make things easier.

February 17, 2022 |The Employment Journey

Article by Sandy Slade, RSW.

“What are you going to have for supper tonight?" This question will be our guide into the concept of executive functioning. What it is, what it looks like, and how you can help those who may struggle with it.
Activities such as preparing meals, getting to appointments, or managing money are referred to as instrumental activities of daily living. ADHD, autism, and many other conditions that impact the executive functioning system are on a spectrum from barely noticeable to being almost unable to function independently in the community.

This article, penned by ADHD PEI founder Sandy Slade, can be read in the February 2022 issue of The Employment Journey.


bottom of page