How To Help A Child With Executive Functioning Problems

By M-Power

One of our YouTube viewers asked, “How do you help a child with executive functioning problems?” First off as Vicki and I discuss this, (we both have some experience professionally with the topic), It’s important to acknowledge that this is not a diagnosis, and sometimes it’s treated that way. When you do a search online for example, “My child has executive functioning disorder,” or whatever it is not an official diagnosis. This is really a description of a certain constellation of challenges or problems that a child has. There are three main areas that it covers. Vicki: The first one might be considered the working memory. How do they remember what tasks they have to do? Can they take what’s brought in and stay focused on it long enough to do a task. Paul: Think about the executive suite in a company. You’ve got the chief executive officer and the…

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