*wait with an answer until all the information has been systematically processed.
*balance the desire to complete a problem or a task quickly with need to devote proper attention to complete the problem or task accurately.
*use good exploration strategies to make an accurate response
* work through all incoming information thoroughly and systematically in order to come to a proper conclusion
When this Cognitive Function is inadequate/impulsive or acting out the child will:
*give careless answers without adequate thought to detail
* reach a wrong conclusion without taking the time to gather information properly and plan answer
*give the correct response in one modality but not another
*say the first thing that comes to mind in order to impress others with a swift and prompt response
Strategies to Correct Impulsive or Acting Out Behaviour
Areas you can mediate:
*Self-regulation-the parent encourages self-control
*Meaning- the parent provides a reason for control
* Competence- the parent praises reflective thinking