Screener: Could Your Child Have Executive Functioning Issues?

Working memory, a critical executive functioning skill, is how your child stores the information needed to complete tasks. Many children with ADHD and learning disabilities have working memory deficits. Take this screener to find out whether your child might be at risk.

Question 7 of 10
Question 7 of 10
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Your child has a hard time retelling the story that you just read to her and skips key details.

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  • Frequently
  • Sometimes
  • Rarely
YOUR ANSWER : Sometimes
Children with working memory difficulties have a hard time keeping the details of a story in mind, making it difficult to integrate this information and fully follow the story. You might also notice your child rereads a paragraph several times to help him keep the information in mind.
This is not a diagnostic tool. If you have concerns about your child's working memory or executive function see a mental health professional. An accurate diagnosis can only be made through professional evaluation. Screener for personal use only.