Executive Functioning Disorder CHECKLIST

The Executive Function System is one of several systems in the brain. It is responsible for higher order processes that enable us to plan, sequence, initiate and sustain our behavior toward some goal, incorporate feedback and make adjustments. This system helps us manage processes needed in order to solve problems and attain future goals. A disorder of this brain system might include difficulty with organizational skills, planning, future-oriented behavior, self-regulation, selective attention, maintenance of attention or vigilance, inhibition and creativity.

Common Characteristics:


These checklists are not intended to substitute for a professional opinion. If you have concerns, please have your child seen by an appropriate specialist.