Does your child struggle with organization?
Children who have executive functioning difficulties often have messy rooms, desks, lockers and are constantly misplacing their belongings. These children may have done their homework but cannot find it or remember to turn it in. This can be frustrating for the child, parents, and teachers.
Does your child have a hard time planning?
Difficulty with planning can impact getting ready in the morning, completing a long term project, remembering to bring an item to school, or completing a homework assignment. Long term, short term, and working memory might be affected.
Does your child struggle with emotional regulation and self monitoring?
Children who have difficulty with flexibility, impulse control, and memory can have difficulty managing their emotions. These children may be seen as "problem children" but they may not have developed the EF skills or sensory strategies to help them be successful.