Learning the R.O.P.E.S. for Improved Executive Function

Learning the R.O.P.E.S. for Improved Executive Function

by Patricia Schetter

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Overview

Learning the R.O.P.E.S. for Improved Executive Function clealy defines executive dysfunction and offers many "user-friendly" tools which are based on the Evidence Based Practice of "Visual Supports" as identified in the National Professional Development Center ASD, 2014 Report. This manual capitalizes on the visual strenghts of individuals with high functioning autism, Asperger Syndrome, learning disabilities and other neurological diversity making it a perfect match for both eductors and parents. Each chapter presents step by step instructions to address deficits in recall, organization and plannning, prioritization and goal setting, evaluation and critical thinking, and self management.The reader will learn methods to provide structure and support while teaching the student to "think through" complex situations. This invaluable resource also includes a download of all the assessment tools, forms, and worksheets presented in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780976151708
Publisher: ABTA Publications & Products
Publication date: 09/19/2016
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Patricia Schetter, M.A, B.C.B.A. earned her masters degree in Psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis. She has a P.P.S. credential for school counseling. She has been an invited presenter at local, national and international conferences. She has author a children's book, Percy Learns to Fly, which received the 2013 Gelett Burgess Gold Medal for motivation and inspiration. She has also co-authored the Autism Program Development & Review Protocol A.P.D.A.R. This manual has been used by support school district in the development of effective programs for students on the autism spectrum. She also co-authored Homeschooling the Child with Autism: Answers to the Top Questions Parents and Professional Ask, White board Words and Thoughts Idea Booklet, Thinking Tool Booklet along with materials kits for use in the classroom. Her ability to synthesize current research and Evidence Based Practices into easy to implement strategies is only one of her many talents.

Table of Contents

Each of the 5 chapters begins with an introduction of the chapter topic. The content in each chapter includes teaching strategies, case studies, visual examples of the of the strategies and visual supports, plus bright ideas for implementation.
The Table of Contents reads as follows:
Introduction
Chapter 1: Recalling and Restating
Chapter 2: Organization and Planning
Chapter 3: Prioritization Skills and Goal Directed Behavior
Chapter 4: Evaluation and Critical Thinking Skills
Chapter 5: Self Management
References
Index
Figure Index
Forms Index
Forms Download Instructions

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