Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

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Title of books: Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
File name: smart-but-scattered-the-revolutionary-executive.pdf
Author: Peg Dawson
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593854455

Peg Dawson with Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

Theres 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 child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: theres 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 childs strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Small changes can add up to big improvements--this empowering book shows how.