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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Executive Functioning Handout

August 31, 2020  |   |  By Encompass

Executive functioning describes the mental skills humans use to solve problems and achieve desired outcomes. Executive functioning skills include goal-setting, identifying and solving problems, making and following plans, adapting to changes, remembering important information, and self-monitoring. This sheet explains the various parts of executive functioning and provides suggested activities you can do at home to help strengthen your child’s executive functioning skills!

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