Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (Guilford Practical Intervention in the

Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (Guilford Practical Intervention in the

By: Richard Guare (author), Peg Dawson (author)Paperback

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Concise and practitioner friendly, this bestselling guide has helped put executive skills on the map for school-based clinicians and educators. The book explains how these critical cognitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children's behavior and school performance. Provided are step-by-step guidelines and many practical tools to promote executive skill development by implementing environmental modifications, individualized instruction, coaching, and whole-class interventions. In a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding, the book includes more than two dozen reproducible assessment tools, checklists, and planning sheets. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. See also the authors' Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits, which provides instructions and tools for implementing an evidence-based coaching model. Also from Dawson and Guare: an academic planner for students, Smart but Scattered parenting guides, and a self-help guide for adults. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

About Author

Peg Dawson, EdD, is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she works with children and adults. Dr. Dawson is a past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association, and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from NASP. With Richard Guare, she is coauthor of bestselling books for general readers, including Smart but Scattered, Smart but Scattered Teens, and The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success (with a focus on adults). Drs. Dawson and Guare are also coauthors of The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition, and books for professionals including Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition. Richard Guare, PhD, is Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Guare's research and publications focus on the understanding and treatment of learning and attention difficulties. He is a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst who frequently consults to schools and agencies. With Peg Dawson, he is coauthor of bestselling books for general readers, including Smart but Scattered, Smart but Scattered Teens, and The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success (with a focus on adults). Drs. Guare and Dawson are also coauthors of The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition, and books for professionals including Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition.

Contents

1. Overview of Executive Skills 2. Assessing Executive Skills 3. Linking Assessment to Intervention 4. Interventions to Promote Executive Skills 5. Specific Teaching Routines to Promote Executive Skills Development 6. Interventions for Specific Executive Skills Domains 7. Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits 8. Executive Skills Interventions within a Response-to-Intervention Framework 9. Applications to Specific Populations 10. Planning for Transitions Appendix: Reproducible Forms

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781606235713
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781606235713
  • weight: 516
  • ISBN10: 1606235710
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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