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Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention

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Edition:
2nd
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9781606235713

ISBN10:
1606235710
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/17/2010
Publisher(s):
The Guilford Press
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Very useful resource  March 22, 2011
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This is a very useful textbook for working with parents, teachers and students. It helps to identifying students' strength as well as weaknesses. The concern in this book is on addressing symptoms/behaviors which may be interfering with a student's success, This revised textbook will prove to be a very useful reference.






Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention: 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.

Summary

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 a response-to-intervention model and managing -ransitions 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.

"As a school psychologist, I am always looking for resources that take the latest research and translate it into everyday practice. Dawson and Guare provide practical, specific, and easy to use guidelines for intervening with students at every tier of the RTI process. From assessment to intervention to progress monitoring, the book is packed with clear routines and tools to use in consulting with teachers, parents, and administrators. It also has a wealth of information about how to intervene with whole classes, small groups, and individual students. My copy of the first edition is well worn, and I can already tell the second edition will be as well, because of its practical and easily reproducible materials."-Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, school psychologist, Oakland Unified School District, California

"This is a comprehensive resource for professionals who work with children of all ages. The authors include helpful and practical tables, checklists, and steps for many general classroom routines, as well as assessments and interventions for specific executive skills. The second edition provides an expanded response to intervention framework for applying the instructional techniques with whole classes and individual students."-Patti L. Harrison, PhD, Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling, University of Alabama

"This is an exceptionally useful book which I highly recommend."-Schooldays Magazine

Author Biography

Peg Dawson, EdD, is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. Dr. Dawson is a past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the International School Psychology Association. She is a recipient of the National Association of School Psychologists' Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Richard Guare, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst who serves as director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center. Dr. Guare serves as a consultant to schools and agencies in programs for autism, learning and behavior disorders, and acquired brain injuries. He has presented and published research and clinical work involving attention, executive skills, and neurological disorders.

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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