Executive function is often referred to as the “CEO” of the brain and is an umbrella term for the cognitive skills that work together to help us plan and complete tasks or goals. Executive function skills develop from birth through young adulthood and are a set of skills that some individuals with ASD experience difficulties with. Due to COVID-19, many students are receiving their education in a remote learning environment, which is highly demanding of a student's executive functions. This webinar will overview the critical role executive function skills play in our daily lives. Specifically, we will explore how the pandemic, school schedule changes such as remote learning, and new ways of living our lives can challenge our thought processes. You will be given strategies to help with managing this new way of life and ideas that will help strengthen executive functioning skills during remote learning.