Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention / Edition 2by Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
Pub. Date: 03/05/2010
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Concise and practitioner friendly, this bestselling guide has helped put executive skills on the map for school&mdashbased clinicians and educators. The book explains how these critical congnitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children's behavior and school preformance. Provided are step—by—step guidelines and many practical… See more details below
Concise and practitioner friendly, this bestselling guide has helped put executive skills on the map for school&mdashbased clinicians and educators. The book explains how these critical congnitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children's behavior and school preformance. Provided are step—by—step guidelines and many practical tools to promote executive skill developement by implementing environmental modifications, individualized instruction, coaching, and whole—class interventions. In a largesize format with convenient lay—flat binding, the book includes more than two dozen reproducible assessment tools, checklists, and planning sheets.
- Revised and expanded to relfect 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 a response&mdash:to—intervention model and managing transitions to new grade or school.
- More reproducibles, one of the book's most popular features.
- Increased attention to children who don't have a specofo learning disorder but still struggle in school.
- Guilford Publications, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Second Edition
- Sales rank:
- 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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