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Name:​​ Executive Function​​ Plan

SKU:​​ EFSTGOT

Solution Plan:

​​ Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully.

 

Working memory​​ — The ability to hold information in mind and use correctly

Inhibitory control​​ — The ability to master thoughts and impulses to resist temptations, distractions, and habits, and to pause and think before acting out​​ 

Cognitive flexibility​​ — The capacity to switch gears and adjust to changing demands, priorities, or perspective

  • Have trouble starting and/or completing tasks

  • Have difficulty prioritizing tasks

  • Forget what they’ve just heard or read

  • Have trouble following directions or​​ sequence of steps​​ 

  • Panic when rules or routines change

  • Have trouble switching focus from one task to another

  • Get overly emotional and​​ fixating on things

  • Have trouble organizing thoughts

  • Have trouble keeping track of belongings

  • Not be able to​​ manage time​​ 

Fun Solutions:​​ 

  • Brainteasers​​ games​​ – perseverance and flexibility​​ 

  • Chess-​​ planning, flexibility and working memory​​ 

  • Soduku​​ – perseverance and working memory​​ 

  • Jenga-​​ self-control, flexibility, planning

  • Pictionary​​ -flexibility, time management

  • Scrabble- Planning and organization

  • Blurt-self-control and metacognition (awareness of your own thought process)

  • Distraction card game- working memory and attention​​ 

  • Checkers -​​ planning, flexibility and working memory

  • Battleship-​​ planning, flexibility and working memory

And More…….​​ 

  • Other Card Games- Old Maid, Go Fish, Crazy Eight, Uno​​ 

  • Puzzles​​ 

  • Following Multi-Step Directions

  • Stating Steps​​ back while playing​​ Hopscotch​​ 

 

Required Materials:​​ 

1.Chess

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2.Soduku

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3.Jenga

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4.Pictionary

Link: Kids- ​​ https://amzn.to/2L8Qit6​​ 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Adults:​​ https://amzn.to/2zcMfJD​​ 

5.Scrabble

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6.Blurt

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7.Cards

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8.Checkers

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9.Battleship

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10.Puzzles​​ 

Link: Kids:​​ https://amzn.to/2L3RlL0​​ 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Adults:​​ https://amzn.to/2yzS57Y​​ 

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