In this session, the main aim is to measure your child’s executive functioning skills in different areas to identify those skills that may need most attention to improve and develop.

What are the objectives of session 5?

  • To describe what executive functioning skills are
  • To learn why executive functioning skills are important
  • To find out if executive functioning skills can be changed
  • To measure your child’s current executive functioning skills
  • To identify which executive functioning skills need most attention
  • To learn how to prepare to improve your child’s executive functioning skills

What are executive functions?

If you are enrolled in this program, it is likely that you believe that your child has trouble with certain aspects of her daily functioning, including school performance, or has the ability to do better. You are worried about your child’s behaviors and academic progress at school. Next, we explain what executive functioning skills are and give examples of the different types.