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Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents : A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention
by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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. New to This Edition:

  • Revised and expanded to reflect significant advances in the field
  • Chapter on classroom teaching routines that target executive skills during daily work and instruction
  • Chapters on integrating executive skills strategies into an RTI model and managing transitions to a new grade or school
  • More reproducibles, one of the book's most popular features
  • Increased attention to children who don't have a specific learning disorder but still struggle in school.

This book will appeal to school psychologists and counselors, administrators, school social workers, classroom teachers, and special educators; and will also be of interest to clinical child psychologists, neuropsychologists, and pediatricians. It will also serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses on cognitive/academic assessment and interventions.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781606235713
  • ISBN-10: 1606235710
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 224

Series: Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools

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Books > Psychology > Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Books > Education > Educational Psychology
Books > Education > Special Education - General

 
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