“Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan,
focus attention, remember instructions and juggle multiple tasks successfully.”
Many autistic individuals struggle with executive functioning but it is no reflection of intelligence. There are many very successful people who’s ability to manage daily living tasks is impacted negatively by their poor executive functions. Luckily there are things you can do to help like using calendars, timers, apps on your phone, limiting distractions and post it notes.
Scroll down for resources to help with executive functioning.