|aExecutive skills in children and adolescents :|ba practical guide to assessment and intervention /|cby Peg Dawson, Richard Guare.
|aNew York :|bGuilford Press,|cc2010.
|axvi, 224 p. :|bill. ;|c27 cm.
|aThe Guilford practical intervention in the schools series
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 217-220) and index.
|aOverview of executive skills -- Assessing executive skills -- Linking assessment to intervention -- Interventions to promote executive skills -- Specific teaching routines to promote executive skills development -- Interventions for specific executive skills domains -- Coaching students with executive skills deficits -- Executive skills interventions within a response-to-intervention framework -- Applications to specific populations -- Planning for transitions -- Appendix: Reproducible forms.
|aThe 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. --from publisher description