smart but scattered teens

Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Guilford Press
ISBN_10 : 9781462507436
Copyright Year : 2012-12-07
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DESCRIPTION : "I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions. Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future--while making your relationship stronger. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered (with a focus on 4- to 13-year-olds) and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching, and related titles for professionals. Winner (Third Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category

Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Guilford Publications
ISBN_10 : 9781462515547
Copyright Year : 2019-02-11
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DESCRIPTION : Living at home can be a lifesaver for 20-somethings struggling to make it on their own--but it can also feel like a dead end. Now the authors of the hugely popular Smart but Scattered books on kids and teens provide much-needed help for young adults struggling to build independent lives. This compassionate book presents a 10-step plan for parents and grown kids to work through together. It combines a focus on executive skills (like planning, organization, and time management) with powerful tools for clarifying strengths and goals, staying motivated, and figuring out what kind of parental support is productive--and how much is too much. Richard and Colin Guare's father-and-son reflections are accompanied by vivid stories of other families navigating the same challenges. Purchasers get access to helpful worksheets and forms that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

📒Smart But Scattered by Peg Dawson

Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Guilford Press
ISBN_10 : 1606238809
Copyright Year : 2011-11-30
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DESCRIPTION : There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your "smart but scattered" 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there's a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial "executive skills"--the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Small changes can add up to big improvements--this empowering book shows how. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered Teens and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, an academic planner for middle and high school students and related titles for professionals.

Genre : Self-Help
Publisher : Guilford Publications
ISBN_10 : 9781462522798
Copyright Year : 2016-01-15
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DESCRIPTION : "Meeting a huge demand, Peg Dawson and Richard Guare (authors of the bestselling Smart but Scattered books focusing on kids and teens) now provide a state of the art resource specifically geared to adults. Drs. Dawson and Guare offer expert guidance for boosting executive skills--the core brain based abilities needed to get more done with less stress. Readers will be drawn in by realistic examples, self quizzes, and science based tools for strengthening time management, organization, emotional control, and more. And what you can't change, you can work around! The book is packed with simple yet effective strategies for maintaining focus, conquering clutter, staying on top of work demands, and taming the chaos of family life. Numerous worksheets and forms (which purchasers can download and print in a convenient 8

Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Guilford Press
ISBN_10 : 9781462505470
Copyright Year : 2012-02-29
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DESCRIPTION : This practical manual presents an evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to individual students' needs. From leading experts, the book provides detailed guidelines for incorporating coaching into a response-to-intervention framework, identifying students who can benefit, conducting each session, and monitoring progress. Special topics include how to implement a classwide peer coaching program. More than three dozen reproducible assessment tools, forms, and handouts are featured; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. See also the authors' Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching, plus the authoritative Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition. Also from Dawson and Guare: Smart but Scattered parenting guides and a self-help guide for adults.

Genre : Education
Publisher : Guilford Publications
ISBN_10 : 9781462535316
Copyright Year : 2018-06-13
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DESCRIPTION : Many tens of thousands of school practitioners and teachers (K-12) have benefited from the step-by-step guidelines and practical tools in this influential go-to resource, now revised and expanded with six new chapters. The third edition presents effective ways to assess students' strengths and weaknesses, create supportive instructional environments, and promote specific skills, such as organization, time management, sustained attention, and emotional control. Strategies for individualized and classwide intervention are illustrated with vivid examples and sample scripts. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 35 reproducible forms and handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Chapter with guidance and caveats for developing Individual Education Programs (IEPs), 504 Plans, and multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). *Chapters on working with students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder. *Three guest-authored chapters describing exemplary schoolwide applications. *More student centered--provides a template for involving children in intervention decision making. *Fully updated with the latest developments in the field. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Guilford Press
ISBN_10 : 9781606235720
Copyright Year : 2010-02-17
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DESCRIPTION : This book has been replaced by Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Third Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3531-6.

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ISBN_10 : 1720819068
Copyright Year : 2018-06-07
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DESCRIPTION : Learn how to develop your brain's executive skills and utilize your own cognitive functions. Take control of ADHD and live a fulfilling and well-adjusted adult life Keeping up with day-to-day activities can be a real hassle and even more so when you suffer from ADHD. As a growing Teenager or Adult, you are constantly faced with pressure from daily activities, schedules and hectic demands from work and life in general. Not only is this overwhelming, it is also tasking as it takes a toll on the body in the long run.This book gives you proven techniques that will help you understand your condition and equip you with powerful strategies that will help you achieve better self-organization, time management, coordination and guidance with emotional control.By utilizing hands-on strategies through compassion training, behavioral interventions and understanding other coexisting conditions, you will develop self-taught techniques that will help you understand your strength and succeed in this fast paced world. In this book, you will learn; * How to understand signs, symptoms and getting an accurate diagnosis* Co-existing conditions when living with ADHD* How to thrive with ADHD as a teenager among peers* Making sense of your strengths and thriving with ADHD as an Adult in a high pressure environment* Strengthening your social skills* Effective medications, therapies and behavioral interventions that help you succeed in a fast paced world.If you are living with ADHD, then the information packed in this book is designed to help you develop your skills and strengths using effective self-taught strategies so that you can live the happy and well-adjusted life you have always wanted. Scroll up and click the buy now button to get a copy

Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Guilford Publications
ISBN_10 : 9781462530205
Copyright Year : 2017-02-16
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DESCRIPTION : From executive skills experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, this large-format academic planner is specially designed for students in grades 6-12. It provides a system for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are guided to build a daily study plan, manage their time, set short- and long-term goals, study for tests, and record their successes. They also get tools for evaluating their own executive skills in order to target their weaknesses and capitalize on strengths.

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ISBN_10 : 0998768413
Copyright Year : 2017-02-23
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DESCRIPTION : A Manual for Executive Skills Coaching with Adults Affected by Conditions of Poverty and Stress