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Executive function deficits

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Executive function deficits are problems in the starting, sequencing and stopping of actions. If the executive function does not work well then the following difficulties may be experienced:

  • Difficulties in planning and decision making
  • Difficulty starting or initiating behavior
  • Deficits in sequencing information and/or actions
  • Difficulty handling work requirements
  • Repetitious checking
  • Doing things slowly to ensure correctness
  • Disoriention caused by slight changes to daily routine
  • Impairments in self care


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