Do you or your child . . .
•Find it hard to figure out how to get started on a task
•Have trouble figuring out how much time a task requires
•Do things either quickly and messily or slowly and incompletely
•Stick with a plan, even when it’s clear that the plan isn’t working
•Have trouble paying attention and is easily distracted
•Lose a train of thought when interrupted
•Need to be told the directions many times
•Have trouble making decisions
•Have a tough time switching gears from one activity to another
•Not always have the words to explain something in detail
If so, you may benefit from enhancing your executive functioning skills!
Executive functions consist of several mental skills that help the brain organize and act on information. These skills enable people to plan, organize, remember things, prioritize, pay attention and get started on tasks. They also help people use information and experiences from the past to solve current problems.
For assessment, treatment, or recommendation on how to improve executive functioning skills please contact us today!
Blog author: Nichol Moriatis, M.S.