Course Code: [OS22021]
This mini course in Executive Functioning is designed to teach and evaluate individuals in developing basic organizational skills, while celebrating their neurodivergence.
No particular background or training is needed prior to taking this course.
This is a mini course that will take you about 20-25 hours to complete, should you engage with all the materials fully.
We highly recommend keeping a journal whilst undertaking this course.
The objectives of this course are to:
Three chapters exploring the brain and its executive functions, neurodivergence and identity, and strategies to improve challenges you may face in daily functioning.
Learning ObjectivesFREE PREVIEW
Meet the Course ContributorsFREE PREVIEW
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Appendix A: Icons for Learning
Appendix B1: Accessibility Support
Appendix B2: Accessibility for Wellness
Appendix C: Feeling Words
For Your Information
Executive Functions List with Pictures (PDF Reference)
References for Entire Course
Self KnowledgeFREE PREVIEW
Who Are You? (Activity #1)
Who are the NeuroMinority Brains?
Clearing up Some Misconceptions [External Article: Optional Reading]
What is Executive Functioning?
The Brain's Control Centre (Video and Activity)
Knowing Weaknesses and Strengths
Personality and Executive Functioning
What is your OCEAN? (Activity)
Executive Functioning Precursors
Who Are You, again? (Activity #2)
Chapter 1's Takehome Message
The Road to Action
Preparing to Detect
Specific Challenges in Executive Functioning (Text and Activity)
How Neurodivergence Helps and Hinders
Neurodivergence as Remedy (Activity)
Metacognition and Meta Awareness (Activity)
**Note on Next Lesson**
Exploring Thoughts and Emotions [Video: Optional Activity]
The Growth Mindset: Neuroplasticity, Neurogenesis and Change
A Solutions Framework
Strategies for an Organized Mind (Activity)
Chapter 2's Takehome Message
Mastering Your Meta
How to Visualize Clearly And Effectively (Video)
Part 1: Meta Meta Meta
Part 2: Executive Meta
Part 3: Savvy Self
Part 4A: Order and Memory
Part 4B: Mnemonics
Part 5A: Imagination
Part 5B: M M G G O F R F I (A) P
Part 6: Confidently Me!
Part 7: Reflections
Part 8: Meta Magic
Chapter 3's Takehome Message
Final Takehome Message
Final Quiz: Check your Knowledge
Final Quiz: Apply your Knowledge
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