Executive Function

Executive function skills help people get things done. Improving these skills will help your child to plan, focus their attention, remember instructions, and multi-task successfully.  

These skills are an essential part of developing:

Working memory: The ability to retain and manipulate distinct pieces of information over short periods of time.

Mental flexibility: The ability to sustain or shift attention in response to different demands.

Self-control: The ability to set priorities and resist impulsive actions

Executive function incorporates:

  • Problem solving

  • Time management

  • Organization

  • Planning and prioritizing

  • Task initiation