Executive Function Brochure
- Explanation of three key areas of executive function: working memory, self-control, and mental flexibility
- Activities to develop executive function skills, broken down by age: 6-12 months, 13-24 months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 5+ years
- Possible warning signs of an executive function issue, such as “Forgets rules easily” and “Appears impulsive”
Executive Function skills help us organize information, manage time, act appropriately, and complete steps to reach a goal. With practice and a little help, all children can improve their executive functions.