Executive Function for Parents and Families

Children with ASD often struggle with executive functioning.   Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully.

Social Communication Book Examples

Schedule Examples

Check off schedule example

Morning schedule example

 

Token schedule example

Work schedule example

 

Small binder schedule example-outside

Daily schedule with clocks

 

Small binder schedule example-outside

Small schedule strip with photo cards

Other Visual Supports

Assignment planning sheet

5 It’s against the law – based on work by Kari Dunn Buron

 

GOPDR worksheet-based on the work of Tim Feeney, Ph.D. and Mark Ylvisaker, Ph.D.

Ready/Not Ready Strip

 

Grow up, Don’t blow up worksheet

Development Progression of Executive Skills

 

Make a plan check off sheet