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|Genre/Form:||Life skills guides|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peg Dawson; Richard Guare
|ISBN:||9781593859879 1593859872 9781593854454 1593854455|
|Description:||vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
Part I: What makes your child smart but scattered --
How did such a smart kid end up so scattered? --
Identifying your child's strengths and weaknesses --
How your own executive skill strengths and weaknesses matter --
Matching the child to the task --
Part II: Laying a foundation that can help --
Ten principles for improving your child's executive skills --
Modifying the environment : A is for antecedent --
Teaching executive skills directly : B is for behavior --
Motivating your child to learn and use executive skills : C is for consequence --
Part III: Putting it all together --
Advance organizer --
Ready-made plans for teaching your child to complete daily routines --
Building response inhibition --
Enhancing working memory --
Improving emotional control --
Strengthening sustained attention --
Teaching task initiation --
Promoting planning and prioritizing --
Fostering organization --
Instilling time management --
Encouraging flexibility --
Increasing goal-directed persistence --
Cultivating metacognition --
When what you do is not enough --
Working with the school --
|Responsibility:||Peg Dawson, Richard Guare.|
"Do you feel stymied by your child's failure to live up to his or her potential? Have you run out of ideas about how to handle the situation? Look no further/m-/this fascinating and readable book is
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