Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2
  • Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2
  • Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2

Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2

by Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
     
 

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

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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 and a self-help guide for adults.

This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606235713
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/05/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
109,354
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of 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

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