Thank you for sharing your expertise with me! I am currently working on compiling a book of strategies for managing executive dysfunction that is based on the lived experiences of those with executive dysfunction. If you have tips, tricks, hacks, strategies, or suggestions that you have found helpful, please share them here. For those who have supported an individual with executive dysfunction, please share the strategies you have used to help them.

Feel free to share tips in as many or as few areas of executive function as you prefer. Skip questions that you don't have an answer to.

If you'd like your work credited, please include a name or moniker. Thank you!
Do you deal with executive dysfunction, or do you support someone with executive dysfunction?

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* 1. Do you deal with executive dysfunction, or do you support someone with executive dysfunction?

What strategies have you used to manage your working memory (the ability to hold facts in your head to complete a task)?

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* 2. What strategies have you used to manage your working memory (the ability to hold facts in your head to complete a task)?

What strategies have you used to improve your ability to transition (between tasks, between places, between thoughts, etc.)?

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* 3. What strategies have you used to improve your ability to transition (between tasks, between places, between thoughts, etc.)?

What strategies have you used that help you to focus on a task?

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* 4. What strategies have you used that help you to focus on a task?

What strategies have you used that help you to regulate, understand, name, or manage your emotions?

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* 5. What strategies have you used that help you to regulate, understand, name, or manage your emotions?

What strategies have you used that help you start a new task or project?

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* 6. What strategies have you used that help you start a new task or project?

What strategies have you used that help you to plan (projects, timing, etc.) or organize (physical spaces, thoughts, projects, etc.)?

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* 7. What strategies have you used that help you to plan (projects, timing, etc.) or organize (physical spaces, thoughts, projects, etc.)?

What strategies have you used to help you inhibit behaviors you don't want (resist temptations, ignore distractions, self control, etc.)?

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* 8. What strategies have you used to help you inhibit behaviors you don't want (resist temptations, ignore distractions, self control, etc.)?

What strategies have you used to improve or manage your "self monitoring", or your ability to notice what you're doing and make adjustments (difficulty recognizing mistakes, difficulty knowing when to ask for help, seeing if your work matches an external standard). For more details about self monitoring check out this resource: https://www.ldatschool.ca/learning-modules/executive-functions/eight-pillars/self-monitoring/

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* 9. What strategies have you used to improve or manage your "self monitoring", or your ability to notice what you're doing and make adjustments (difficulty recognizing mistakes, difficulty knowing when to ask for help, seeing if your work matches an external standard). For more details about self monitoring check out this resource: https://www.ldatschool.ca/learning-modules/executive-functions/eight-pillars/self-monitoring/

Share any other strategies you have used to help with executive dysfunction, or to help support someone with executive dysfunction.

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* 10. Share any other strategies you have used to help with executive dysfunction, or to help support someone with executive dysfunction.

If you would like your work credited, please add the name you prefer here.

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* 11. If you would like your work credited, please add the name you prefer here.

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