qI told you, I'll do it later.q qI forgot to turn in the stupid application.q qCould you drive me to school? I missed the bus again.q qI can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!q If you're the parent of a qsmart but scatteredq teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions. Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future--while making your relationship stronger. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2q x 11q size. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered (with a focus on 4- to 13-year-olds) and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching, and related titles for professionals. Winner (Third Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health CategoryThis positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teensa#39; independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions.
|Title||:||Smart but Scattered Teens|
|Author||:||Richard Guare, Peg Dawson, Colin Guare|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2012-12-07|