Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able keep track of what he’s doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what’s working and what’s not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection—thinking over things that happened in order to find ways to make things work better next time.
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Awareness of these executive functions can help parents set up an early detection system for ADHD, helping them to seek a professional evaluation and accommodations before a child begins to struggle in school.
"1. Self-awareness 2. Inhibition 3. Non-Verbal Working Memory... Self-awareness starts to develop around age 2, and by age 30, planning and problem solving should be fully developed in a neurotypical person. ADHDers are generally about 30 to 40 percent behind their peers. Quote From Recite.com