Think about the questions below before starting the module. If you are unable to answer these questions, we suggest that you begin by consulting LD@school’s introductory resources.

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  1. Name at least four executive functioning skills.picture of a man with a thought bubble drawn on a chalk board behind him
  2. At what age do most students’ executive functions reach full maturity?
  3. Describe how a learning disability in reading/writing/math may manifest itself in the classroom.
  4. Describe the link between learning disabilities and difficulties with executive functions.
  5. Name two school-related situations where a student would likely rely heavily upon their executive functioning skills.