Executive functions in adolescents with spina bifida: Relations with autonomy development and parental intrusiveness

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss how parent-reported and performance measures of executive functioning (EF) abilities are differentially related to autonomy development and parenting outcomes in adolescents.
2. Discuss how the relationship among measures of EF, autonomy, and parenting differs across typically developing adolescents and adolescents with spina bifida.

Tuminello, E. R., Holmbeck, G. N., & Olson, R. (2012). Executive functions in adolescents with spina bifida: Relations with autonomy development and parental intrusiveness. Child Neuropsychology18(2), 105-124.