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Book Title: The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home|
The author of the book: Peg Dawson
ISBN 13: 9781462516964
Format files: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
The size of the: 15.40 MB
Edition: The Guilford Press
Date of issue: January 16th 2016
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Read full description of the books The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success: How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home:
Are you smart, scattered, and struggling? You're not alone. Cutting-edge research shows that today's 24/7 wired world and the growing demands of work and family life may simply max out the part of the brain that manages complex tasks. That's especially true for those lacking strong executive skills/m-/the core brain-based abilities needed to maintain focus, meet deadlines, and stay cool under pressure. In this essential guide, leading experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare help you map your own executive skills profile and take effective steps to boost your organizational skills, time management, emotional control, and nine other essential capacities. The book is packed with science-based strategies and concrete examples, plus downloadable practical tools for creating your own personalized action plan. Whether on the job or at home, you can get more done with less stress.
See also the authors' Smart but Scattered parenting guides, plus an academic planner for students and related titles for professionals.
Read information about the authorPeg Dawson, Ed.D., received her doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. She worked as a school psychologist for 16 years in Maine and New Hampshire, and, for the past 18 years has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she
specializes in the assessments of children and adults with learning and attention disorders and provides training on assessment, attention deficits, learning disabilities and executive skills.
Peg has many years of organizational experience at the state, national, and international level, and served in many capacities, including president, of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the International School Psychology Association. She has also participated in many of NASP’s leadership initiatives, including the Futures Conference and the development of both the second and third Blueprint for the Training and Practice of School Psychology. She is the 2006 recipient of the National Association of School Psychologists’ Lifetime Achievement Award.
Peg has written numerous articles and book chapters on retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework. Along with her colleague, Dr. Richard Guare, she has written several books, including a manual on coaching students with attention disorders as well as books for both parents and professionals on executive skills.