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This practical manual presents an evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to individual students' needs. From leading experts, the book provides detailed guidelines for incorporating coaching into a response-to-intervention framework, identifying students who can benefit, conducting each session, and monitoring progress. Special topics include how to implement a classwide peer coaching program. More than three dozen reproducible assessment tools, forms, and handouts are featured; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying.
Richard Guare, Ph.D., D-BCBA, is a clinical neuropsychologist, board-certified behavior analyst and co-author of the best-selling books on executive dysfunction, Executive Skills in Children & Adolescents, 2nd Edition (Guilford, 2010) and Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009). He is also the co-author of Coaching the ADHD Adolescent and has published articles and presented at national conferences in the areas of ADHD, Acquired Brain Injury and Executive Dysfunction.
Dr. Guare is the Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and his expertise includes diagnosis and intervention for children and adults with ADHD, LD, Acquired Brain Injury and Autism Spectrum Disorders. He consults with schools, agencies and families and provides direct treatment with children and adults.
Dr. Guare earned his Ph.D in Child Clinical and School Psychology from the University of Virginia and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He has worked in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, community mental health centers and private and public schools.
Financial: Dr. Richard Guare is the director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders. He is an author for Guilford Press publishers and receives royalties. He is an author for Amacom publishers and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Dr. Richard Guare has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Peg Dawson, EdD, NCSP, is a school psychologist and for over 20 years has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is co-author of the best-selling books on executive dysfunction, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: 2nd Edition (Guilford, 2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (Guilford, 2013).
Peg has published numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the sleep problems of adolescents, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework.
Peg is past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association. She 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 NASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has an employment relationship with Seacoast Mental Health Center. She receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Dawson is a published author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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