Day 58 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Executive Functions

From Teresa Kellerman at Come Over To Individuals with FASD often have symptoms or behaviors that are a direct result of damage to the prefrontal cortex, which is the part of the brain that controls “executive functions.” These are examples of executive functions of the prefrontal cortex and the effects of alcohol exposure on behaviors related … Continue reading Day 58 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Executive Functions

Day 15 of 99 Days to FASDay: Key Executive Functioning Skills

What is Executive Functioning? The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one's resources in order to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for the neurologically based skills involving mental control and self-regulation. The information below is an excerpt from an excellent article I … Continue reading Day 15 of 99 Days to FASDay: Key Executive Functioning Skills