Mindset: A Strengths-Based Path to Success

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Dr. Liz Simpson discusses mindset theory created by Carol Dweck’s research. She distinguishes a growth mindset—one that embraces challenges, sees efforts as a path to mastery persists in the face of challenges, learns from constructive criticism, and finds lessons and inspiration in the successor others—vs a fixed mindset—one that avoids challenges, gives up easily, sees the effort as fruitless or worse, ignores constructive negative feedback, and feels threatened by the success of others—and how these relate to the success of children with ADHD and other LDs.

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