This handout provides a definition of working memory in easy-to-understand language, as well as information about what working memory looks like, why it matters, and most importantly, accessible ideas for how parents can help their child strengthen their working memory. The Understanding Executive Functioning series is a powerful resource to empower educators and parents with the knowledge they need to help students who experience issues with executive function. All children can benefit from improved executive functioning skills, but these skills are especially critical for children affected by ADHD and Learning Disabilities*.
The Understanding Executive Functioning Series is designed to provide parents with specific information that they can use to help their child develop in an area of weakness. The Understanding Executive Functioning Series is the perfect handout for parent-teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or in the context of I&RS or RTI meetings. The Understanding Executive Functioning Series provides answers to questions parents are asking and unites teachers and families as partners in education- because in a perfect world, that's how it should be!
This download is for the one-page Understanding Executive Functioning: Working Memory Handout.
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*These handouts are resources designed for educators and DO NOT include any reference to a diagnosable medical condition. As a resource designed for educators, all information contained within the Understanding Executive Functioning Series is skill-specific and focused on addressing an observable behavior.