Executive Function

Executive Functioning is the ability to organize cognitive processes. This includes the ability to plan ahead, prioritize, stop and start activities, shift from one activity to another activity and monitor one’s own behavior.

www.Understood.org has an enormous amount of information available on Executive Function which we highly recommend reading and watching.  Here are a few key links to data which we love on their site, but encourage you to look around their page and read for yourself.

3 Areas of Executive Function:

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/executive-functioning-issues/3-areas-of-executive-function

Symptoms of Executive Function Disorder:

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/signs-symptoms/could-your-child-have/executive-function-disorder-symptoms

5 Ways Executive Function Can Impact Reading:

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/executive-functioning-issues/5-ways-executive-functioning-issues-can-impact-reading

Executive Function 101 e-Book

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/executive-functioning-issues/ebook-executive-function-101

Below is the PDF version or a PowerPoint presentation that our team has put together to serve as a quick guide as well.

 

Executive Functioning Presentation

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