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Executive Functioning Skills

Executive Functions necessary to execute tasks include the following:

  • Attention-avoid distractions and concentrate

  • Emotional Regulation- control and manage emotions

  • Flexibility- adjust behavior to meet circumstances

  • Inhibitory Control- control behavior impulses

  • Initiation- skills to begin a task

  • Organization- manage a task or multiple tasks

  • Planning- develop and implement strategies to complete tasks

  • Self-Monitoring- self-evaluate to determine if one's approach is working

  • Working Memory- keep information in mind

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