Executive Function and Reading

Learn more about executive function and reading. explains why and how executive functioning issues can impact reading development. The article outlines 5 ways executive functioning can affect reading including letter recognition, sounding out words, understanding works with multiple meanings, passive voice, and focus and memory.

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