Executive Skills In Children & Adolescents

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Item#: 9781462535316
Edition 03
Author Dawson & Guare
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Many tens of thousands of school practitioners and teachers (K-12) have benefited from the step-by-step guidelines and practical tools in this influential go-to resource, now revised and expanded with six new chapters. The third edition presents effective ways to assess students' strengths and weaknesses, create supportive instructional environments, and promote specific skills, such as organization, time management, sustained attention, and emotional control. Strategies for individualized and classwide intervention are illustrated with vivid examples and sample scripts. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 38 reproducible forms and handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.New to This Edition*Chapter with guidance and caveats for developing individual education programs (IEPs), 504 Plans, and multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS).*Chapters on working with students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder.*Three guest-authored chapters describing exemplary schoolwide applications.*More student centered--provides a template for involving children in intervention decision making.*Fully updated with the latest developments in the field.This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Table of Contents
List of Figures and TablesI. Basic Principles of Assessment and Intervention1. Overview of Executive Skills2. Assessing Executive Skills3. Linking Assessment to Intervention4. Providing a Continuum of Services to Address the Needs of Students with Weak Executive Skills5. Interventions to Promote Executive SkillsII. Interventions for Specific Problem Situations and Specific Executive Skills6. Specific Teaching Routines to Promote Executive Skill Development7. Interventions for Specific Executive Skills Domains8. Strategies and Guidelines for Managing Executive Skills in Children with ADHD9. Executive Skills in Autism, with Colin Guare10. Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits11. Planning for TransitionsIII. Whole-School Applications12. Implementation and Accessibility of Executive Skills, Mara Berzins & Nicola Daykin13. EFS 2 The Rescue Pedagogy, Laurie Faith14. Building an Executive Functioning Culture in the Classroom: How a Small Group of Teachers Changed a School, Timothy McElroyAppendix. Reproducible FormsReferencesIndex