CategoryExecutive Functioning

Childlike Doesn’t Equal Incapable

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What does childlike mean? Well, if you google the term, the definition from Merriam-Webster is “resembling, suggesting, or appropriate to a child or childhood especially marked by innocence, trust, and ingenuousness.” Ingenuousness is defined as “free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere.” Sounds pretty awesome to me, honestly. As an autistic woman...

What’s Your (Executive) Dysfunction?

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What is executive functioning? It involves processes that help a person regulate themselves and their resources so they can do what needs done. Mental control and the ability to self-regulate is important, especially as an adult, and something all “typical” children eventually are able to do & control.
...I never knew about executive functions or that I lacked them until I was an adult.

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