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 8 of 10
Question 8 of 10
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Your child has difficulty staying on task. She is easily sidetracked moving from one activity to another, without finishing any of them.

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YOUR ANSWER : Sometimes
Working memory is needed to sustain attention on a single task. If your child has working memory problems, he might need constant supervision when completing homework to make sure he stays on track.
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.