In this episode:
- When executive function development begins and when it’s fully developed
- How to test for strength or weakness in those underlying skills
- Intro to strategies to develop those underlying skills
“Having a high IQ is NOT a guarantee for strong executive functioning.”
Lauren Ma, Director of Growth and Operations at Stowell Learning Centers, shares that having superior skills and intelligence, like a great photographic memory, can actually inhibit the development of executive function.
The person would rather rely on his/her memory to remember details, times and dates instead of learning how to organize the details in a planner. This can place too much stress on the memory, and can limit how much more this person can do.
- Is Poor Executive Function Getting Your Child Into Trouble? – Blog Article
- My Son Does His Homework and Doesn’t Turn It In. Why Does This Happen and What to Do?
Questions Answered in This Episode:
- My son procrastinates all the time, is it an executive function issue?
- Any artistic games/activities to help with visualization?
- What if the child doesn’t want to listen?
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