Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (Paperback)
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Short Description for Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents Helps to put executive skills on the map for school-based clinicians and educators.
- Published: 21 April 2010
- Format: Paperback 226 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781606235713 ISBN 10: 1606235710
- Sales rank: 39,135
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Full description for Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents
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 an RTI model and managing transitions 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. This book will appeal to school psychologists and counselors, administrators, school social workers, classroom teachers, and special educators; and will also be of interest to clinical child psychologists, neuropsychologists, and pediatricians. It will also serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses on cognitive/academic assessment and interventions.