Dr. Peg Dawson

Laziness... or Poor Executive Skills?

  • Posted on: 2 January 2015
  • By: Tina McCoy

As a psychologist who specializes in children with learning and attention disorders, I see a lot of kids who are struggling in school. Very often, their parents are struggling too, with what is causing the problem. When they come to see me, the initial interview often goes like this:

Me: Why don’t you start by telling me how you ended up here and what you’re hoping to get out of this evaluation?