SOLVING EXECUTIVE FUNCTION CHALLENGES SIMPLE WAYS TO GET KIDS WITH AUTISM UNSTUCK AND ON TARGET

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Solving Executive Function Challenges

Author : Lauren Kenworthy
ISBN : 1598576038
Genre : Education
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"An extension of Brookes's 2011 school curriculum Unstuck and On Target! An Executive Function Curriculum to Improve Flexibility for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Research Edition. Helps children with autism spectrum disorder understand and improve flexibility by hearing the same vocabulary and encountering the same expectations at home and school"--
Category: Education

The Self Driven Child

Author : William Stixrud, PhD
ISBN : 9780735222533
Genre : Education
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“Instead of trusting kids with choices . . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop.” —NPR “This humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.” —Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed and lacking motivation. Many complained they had no control over their lives. Some stumbled in high school or hit college and unraveled. Bill is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. Ned is a motivational coach who runs an elite tutoring service. Together they discovered that the best antidote to stress is to give kids more of a sense of control over their lives. But this doesn't mean giving up your authority as a parent. In this groundbreaking book they reveal how you can actively help your child to sculpt a brain that is resilient, and ready to take on new challenges. The Self-Driven Child offers a combination of cutting-edge brain science, the latest discoveries in behavioral therapy, and case studies drawn from the thousands of kids and teens Bill and Ned have helped over the years to teach you how to set your child on the real road to success. As parents, we can only drive our kids so far. At some point, they will have to take the wheel and map out their own path. But there is a lot you can do before then to help them tackle the road ahead with resilience and imagination.
Category: Education

Unstuck And On Target

Author : Lynn Cannon
ISBN : 1598572032
Genre : Education
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These ready-to-use, classroom-based interventions help students with ASD improve cognitive flexibility in any situation, inside and outside the classroom. Includes CD-ROM of student worksheets, game cards, and other printable materials.
Category: Education

A Practical Guide To Autism

Author : Fred R. Volkmar
ISBN : 9780470394731
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through new information by themselves to see what is credible and relevant for them.Each of us needs a personal research assistant who can determine which information we need to pay attention to and let us know how it might affect our daily work and the children we are living with or serve. Since we each don’t have our own research assistants on staff, I am delighted to recommend this wonderful book by Fred Volkmar and Lisa Wiesner. Both of these talented professional leaders have combined their scientific skills and understanding of the field with great practical experience and ideas about how research can be translated into clinical practice. The result is a book that provides the best and most comprehensive information about recent scientific developments and a splendid practical guide for how they are being implemented and what we are learning in the process. The issues are presented in all of their complexity but translated into language that is clear, direct, and easy to follow. The format also lends itself to understanding the complex issues and their implications through excellent charts, question and answer sections, and chapters that vary from describing diagnostic issues to stating very specifically how to expand and evaluate the services one is receiving. The comprehensive references and lists of additional resources also add greatly to the overall package. As a professional dedicated to understanding scientific advances and helping families and teachers to utilize them most effectively, I am very pleased to have an ally like this book available. I am very grateful to the authors for providing a very credible, practical, and relevant addition to our field to help the many advocates and family practitioners to better understand the exciting new developments and how they can be implemented in our day to day work. Those taking the time to read through this superb volume will find it time well spent that pays back dividends in many different ways. —FOREWORD by Gary B. Mesibov, Ph.D., Professor and Director of TEACCH, Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Category: Family & Relationships

Un Petit Pas Peut Changer Votre Vie

Author : Robert Maurer
ISBN : 284337359X
Genre : Success
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Que nous souffrions d'un excès de poids chronique, d'une addiction, d'un développement de carrière insatisfaisant, de relations avec les autres frustrantes à répétition, d'une créativité étouffée, nous avons souvent tendance à penser que seul un changement radical, rapide, spectaculaire peut nous sortir de là. Et nous voilà presque découragés à l'avance devant l'ampleur de la tâche. Ou alors, une fois passée la bouffée d'enthousiasme initial, nous retombons dans nos anciens travers - et nous reprenons les kilos perdus. Or il existe une alternative pour atteindre ses ambitions, une méthode simple consistant à se fixer des objectifs modestes et progressifs, si faciles qu'il est impossible d'échouer. C'est le kaizen, utilisé par des entreprises dans le Japon de l'après-guerre, et que l'auteur, psychologue, a mis en pratique avec des patients, dont il relate ici les histoires. Appliqué dans des domaines aussi divers que l'épanouissement professionnel ou affectif, le développement de la créativité, la prise en charge de sa santé et de son corps, le kaizen, explique l'auteur, constitue une sorte d'auto-entraînement menant à un succès durable. Une analyse de nos comportements pleine de finesse et de compréhension, des exercices pratiques et des astuces qui nous aideront à dépasser nos résistances.
Category: Success

Issues In Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine Research And Practice 2011 Edition

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ISBN : 9781464963407
Genre : Medical
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Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
Category: Medical