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Author Dawson, Peg.

Title Smart but scattered : the revolutionary "executive skills" approach to helping kids reach their potential / Peg Dawson, Richard Guare.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  649.1526 DAW    DUE 06-01-20
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction Parent Teacher Collection  J 649.1526 DAW    DUE 06-01-20
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  649.1526 DAW    AVAILABLE
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Description vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-309) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part I: What makes your child smart but scattered -- How did such a smart kid end up so scattered? -- Identifying your child's strengths and weaknesses -- How your own executive skill strengths and weaknesses matter -- Matching the child to the task -- Part II: Laying a foundation that can help -- Ten principles for improving your child's executive skills -- Modifying the environment : A is for antecedent -- Teaching executive skills directly : B is for behavior -- Motivating your child to learn and use executive skills : C is for consequence -- Part III: Putting it all together -- Advance organizer -- Ready-made plans for teaching your child to complete daily routines -- Building response inhibition -- Enhancing working memory -- Improving emotional control -- Strengthening sustained attention -- Teaching task initiation -- Promoting, planning, and prioritizing -- Fostering organization -- Instilling time management -- Encouraging flexibility -- Increasing goal-directed persistence -- Cultivating metacognition -- When what you do is not enough -- Working with the school -- What's ahead?
Subject Parenting.
Executive ability in children.
Children -- Life skills guides.
Child development.
Parent and child.
Parenting -- Juvenile literature.
Executive ability in children -- Juvenile literature.
Children -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.
Child development -- Juvenile literature.
Parent and child -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Guare, Richard.
ISBN 9781593859879 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1593859872 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781593854454 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1593854455 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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