Executive Functioning

Executive function is a phrase that describes a set of important mental skills that are key to learning.  Kids with executive functioning issues may struggle with working memory, flexible thinking and self-control.  Trouble with executive function skills isn't a diagnosis or learning disability on its own.  But it's a common problem for kids with learning and attention issues.  For more information on executive functioning and for strategies to improve these skills, use the links below.

Harvard University: Executive Function & Self-Regulation

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