Smart but Scattered : the Revolutionary ""Executive Skills"" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential. (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Smart but Scattered : the Revolutionary ""Executive Skills"" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential.

Author: Peg Dawson; Richard Guare
Publisher: New York : Guilford Publications, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peg Dawson, EdD, works as a clinical school psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Dawson is a past president of both the National Association of School Psychologists and the International School Psychology Association. She is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of School Psychologists. Richard Guare, PhD, is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Life skills guides
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawson, Peg.
Smart but Scattered : The Revolutionary ""Executive Skills"" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential.
New York : Guilford Publications, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peg Dawson; Richard Guare
ISBN: 9781606231050 1606231057 1593859872 9781593859879 1593854455 9781593854454
OCLC Number: 1048586110
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction ; Part I: What Makes Your Child Smart but Scattered ; 1: How Did Such a Smart Kid End Up So Scattered?; 2: Identifying Your Child's Strengths and Weaknesses; 3: How Your Own Executive Skill Strengths and Weaknesses Matter; 4: Matching the Child to the Task; Part II: Laying a Foundation That Can Help; 5: Ten Principles for Improving Your Child's Executive Skills; 6: Modifying the Environment; 7: Teaching Executive Skills Directly; 8: Motivating Your Child to Learn and Use Executive Skills; Part III: Putting It All Together. 9: Advance Organizer 10: Ready-Made Plans for Teaching Your Child to Complete Daily Routines; 11: Building Response Inhibition; 12: Enhancing Working Memory; 13: Improving Emotional Control; 14: Strengthening Sustained Attention; 15: Teaching Task Initiation; 16: Promoting, Planning, and Prioritizing; 17: Fostering Organization; 18: Instilling Time Management; 19: Encouraging Flexibility; 20: Increasing Goal-Directed Persistence; 21: Cultivating Metacognition; 22: When What You Do Is Not Enough; 23: Working with the School; 24: What's Ahead?; Resources; Index; About the Authors.

Abstract:

Peg Dawson, EdD, works as a clinical school psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Dawson is a past president of both the National Association of School Psychologists and the International School Psychology Association. She is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of School Psychologists. Richard Guare, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders. His research and publications focus on understanding and treatment of learning and attention.

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