BRIGHT KIDS WHO CANT KEEP UP HELP YOUR CHILD OVERCOME SLOW PROCESSING SPEED AND SUCCEED IN A FAST PACED WORLD

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Bright Kids Who Can T Keep Up

Author : Ellen Braaten
ISBN : 9781462515882
Genre : Psychology
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Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called "processing speed," and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, this crucial resource demystifies processing speed and shows how to help kids (ages 5 to 18) catch up in this key area of development. Helpful practical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Learn how to obtain needed support at school, what to expect from a professional evaluation, and how you can make daily routines more efficient--while promoting your child's social and emotional well-being.
Category: Psychology

Bright Kids Who Can T Keep Up

Author : Ellen Braaten
ISBN : 9781462515493
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 64.17 MB
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Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called "processing speed," and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, this crucial resource demystifies processing speed and shows how to help kids (ages 5 to 18) catch up in this key area of development. Helpful practical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Learn how to obtain needed support at school, what to expect from a professional evaluation, and how you can make daily routines more efficient--while promoting your child's social and emotional well-being.
Category: Psychology

When The Brain Can T Hear

Author : Teri James Bellis
ISBN : 0743428641
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87.70 MB
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Profiles and explores APD, a hearing form of dyslexia in which the brain cannot process sound, delineating its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for child and adult sufferers while noting the prevalence of the condition's misdiagnosis. Reprint.
Category: Family & Relationships

Straight Talk About Psychological Testing For Kids

Author : Ellen Braaten
ISBN : 1572307870
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 30.15 MB
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Braaten and Felopulos describe how the evaluation process occurs in children, including the role (if any) that testing plays in diagnosing and devising treatment plans for dyslexia, ADHD, math and reading disorders, autism and Asperger syndrome, depression, anxiety, and other conditions.
Category: Psychology

Late Lost And Unprepared

Author : Joyce Cooper-Kahn
ISBN : 1890627844
Genre : Education
File Size : 54.43 MB
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The groundbreaking, nationally recognized Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) provides rewarding learning and social opportunities for hundreds of people with intellectual disabilities. This new guide shows you how to use the innovative NCBC model to set up a successful book club where members read aloud together, improve literacy or read for the first time, and make lasting friendships as they discuss books every week at their local coffee shop or bookstore. Developed in 2002 by Tom Fish and his colleagues at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, the NCBC program now boasts more than 100 clubs. The authors share their experience, providing the practical, nuts and bolts steps you need to take to get a book club up and running. Clubs include five to eight members all ages and literacy levels are welcome -- and discussion is facilitated by two trained volunteers. Much like other book clubs, NCBC members choose how they want to structure their club and which books they want to read. This book covers all aspects of sponsoring, organizing and implementing a book club in any community. Facilitators get title suggestions, learn how to manage their group, use strategies to initiate or improve reading skills, and encourage social interaction. NCBC also provides ongoing training and support to facilitators. A handy CR-rom included in the book provides several dozen key forms and templates, such as Member and Facilitator Intake Forms; End-of Book Survey, and Scale of Literary Skills. The enrichment of the NCBC experience continues to exceed the expectations of everyone involved; no club has every disbanded! In addition to improving their reading skills and making friends, participants become connected to their community because they go regularly to a social meeting place where all kinds of people gather. Dont wait to set-up a book club in your neighborhood The Next Chapter Book Club tells you how. Its easy and fun. Teachers, parents, social service providers and prospective members will want a copy.
Category: Education

Smart But Scattered

Author : Peg Dawson
ISBN : 1606238809
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 74.51 MB
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There's 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" 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there's 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 child's strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Small changes can add up to big improvements--this empowering book shows how. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered Teens and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, an academic planner for middle and high school students and related titles for professionals.
Category: Psychology

Like Sound Through Water

Author : Karen J. Foli
ISBN : 074342199X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 86.23 MB
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A mother of a son with auditory processing disorder, an aural equivalent to dyslexia, describes his misdiagnosis and the struggles she went through with doctors and family members before she was able to get her son appropriate treatment. Reprint.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Smart But Scattered Guide To Success

Author : Peg Dawson
ISBN : 9781462522798
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 62.5 MB
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"Meeting a huge demand, Peg Dawson and Richard Guare (authors of the bestselling Smart but Scattered books focusing on kids and teens) now provide a state of the art resource specifically geared to adults. Drs. Dawson and Guare offer expert guidance for boosting executive skills--the core brain based abilities needed to get more done with less stress. Readers will be drawn in by realistic examples, self quizzes, and science based tools for strengthening time management, organization, emotional control, and more. And what you can't change, you can work around! The book is packed with simple yet effective strategies for maintaining focus, conquering clutter, staying on top of work demands, and taming the chaos of family life. Numerous worksheets and forms (which purchasers can download and print in a convenient 8
Category: Self-Help

Think Talk Laugh

Author : Melissa Mullin
ISBN : 1511530685
Genre :
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Think, Talk, Laugh helps children engage with friends and family. The exercises in this workbook increase verbal processing speed so children can easily communicate their ideas and join in conversations.Think, Talk, Laugh includes exercises to develop language, executive functioning and rapid retrieval skills so children can process verbal information faster. Activities in the workbook will:* Strengthen the phonological loop with rapid naming exercises to speed up word finding skills.* Teach the executive functioning skills of "Stop, Think, Plan, Do" to enable students to slow down and organize ideas.* Build a strong vocabulary base through learning antonyms and synonyms to build word choice.* Provide instruction on how to break down ideas into parts and organize them to help students start a task without feeling overwhelmed.* Build flexible thinking skills to help students find new ways of thinking and organizing ideas.
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The Gift Of Dyslexia Revised And Expanded

Author : Ronald D. Davis
ISBN : 9781101185445
Genre : Education
File Size : 74.21 MB
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The revised, updated, and expanded edition of the classic in the category. This book outlines a unique and revolutionary program with a phenomenally high success rate in helping dyslexics learn to read and to overcome other difficulties associated with it. This new edition is expanded to include new teaching techniques and revised throughout with up-to-date information on research, studies, and contacts.
Category: Education