Smart but Scattered


  • Author: Peg Dawson
  • Release Date : 2009-01-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 8110089 Bytes


There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your "smart but scattered" 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there's a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial "executive skills"--the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses, use activities a...

The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success


  • Author: Peg Dawson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-16
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 7373157 Bytes


Are you smart, scattered, and struggling? You're not alone. Cutting-edge research shows that today's 24/7 wired world and the growing demands of work and family life may simply max out the part of the brain that manages complex tasks. That's especially true for those lacking strong executive skills--the core brain-based abilities needed to maintain focus, meet deadlines, and stay cool under pressure. In this essential guide, leading experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare help you map your own executive skills profile and take effective steps to boost your organizational skills, time management, emotional control, and nine other essential capacities. The book is packed with science-based strategies and concrete examples, plus downloadable practical tool...

Smart but Scattered
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

Smart but Scattered


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1606238809


Smart but Scattered Book Description :

There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your "smart but scattered" 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there's a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial "executive skills"--the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses, use activities a...

Smart But Scattered
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Smart But Scattered


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593859879


Smart But Scattered Book Description :

Presents advice for parents of children who lack basic "executive skills," providing strategies to help children become organized, increase concentration, follow instructions, be persistent, and complete homework and chores on time....

Smart But Scattered
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Smart But Scattered


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593854454


Smart But Scattered Book Description :

Presents advice for parents of children who lack basic "executive skills," providing strategies to help children become organized, increase concentration, follow instructions, be persistent, and complete homework and chores on time....

Smart but Scattered Teens
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Smart but Scattered Teens


  • Author : Richard Guare
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-07
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462507436


Smart but Scattered Teens Book Description :

"I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions. Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young...

The Smart But Scattered Guide to Success

The Smart But Scattered Guide to Success


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-01-15
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462522798


The Smart But Scattered Guide to Success Book Description :

"Meeting a huge demand, Peg Dawson and Richard Guare (authors of the bestselling Smart but Scattered books focusing on kids and teens) now provide a state of the art resource specifically geared to adults. Drs. Dawson and Guare offer expert guidance for boosting executive skills--the core brain based abilities needed to get more done with less stress. Readers will be drawn in by realistic examples, self quizzes, and science based tools for strengthening time management, organization, emotional control, and more. And what you can't change, you can work around! The book is packed with simple yet effective strategies for maintaining focus, conquering clutter, staying on top of work demands, and taming the chaos of family life. Numerous worksheets and fo...

Smart but Scattered  and Stalled
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Smart but Scattered and Stalled


  • Author : Richard Guare
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-02-11
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462537235


Smart but Scattered and Stalled Book Description :

Whether you're a young adult who is stalled on the journey to independence--or a concerned parent still sharing the family nest--this compassionate book is for you. Providing a fresh perspective on the causes of failure to launch, the expert authors present a 10-step plan that helps grown kids and parents work together to achieve liftoff. Learn why brain-based executive skills such as planning, organization, and time management are so important to success, and what you can do to strengthen them. You get downloadable practical tools for figuring out what areas to target, building skills, identifying a desired career path, and making a customized action plan. Vivid stories of other families navigating the same challenges (including father and son Richa...

Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462505470


Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits Book Description :

This practical manual presents an evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to individual students' needs. From leading experts, the book provides detailed guidelines for incorporating coaching into a response-to-intervention framework, identifying students who can benefit, conducting each session, and monitoring progress. Special topics include how to implement a classwide peer coaching program. More than three dozen reproducible assessment tools, forms, and handouts are feat...

The Work Smart Academic Planner  Revised Edition

The Work Smart Academic Planner Revised Edition


  • Author : Peg Dawson
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-02-16
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462530205


The Work Smart Academic Planner Revised Edition Book Description :

From executive skills experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, this large-format academic planner is specially designed for students in grades 6-12. It provides a system for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are guided to build a daily study plan, manage their time, set short- and long-term goals, study for tests, and record their successes. They also get tools for evaluating their own executive skills in order to target their weaknesses and capitalize on strengths....

Late  Lost and Unprepared

Late Lost and Unprepared


  • Author : Joyce Cooper-Kahn
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1890627844


Late Lost and Unprepared Book Description :

The groundbreaking, nationally recognized Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) provides rewarding learning and social opportunities for hundreds of people with intellectual disabilities. This new guide shows you how to use the innovative NCBC model to set up a successful book club where members read aloud together, improve literacy or read for the first time, and make lasting friendships as they discuss books every week at their local coffee shop or bookstore. Developed in 2002 by Tom Fish and his colleagues at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, the NCBC program now boasts more than 100 clubs. The authors share their experience, providing the practical, nuts and bolts steps you need to take to get a book club up and running. Clubs include five to ei...

Executive Skills Coaching

Executive Skills Coaching


  • Author : Colin Guare
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0998768413


Executive Skills Coaching Book Description :

A Manual for Executive Skills Coaching with Adults Affected by Conditions of Poverty and Stress...