Smart But Scattered - Teens: The Executive Skills Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

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Published USA, 2012
Despite high intelligence, teenagers with executive skills deficits can be frustratingly disorganised, distractible, forgetful and moody, leaving worried parents torn between micromanaging and throwing up their hands. This positive guide gives parents step-by-step strategies for promoting teenagers' independence by helping them get organised, stay focued and control their impulses.

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
Executive Skills and the Teen Brain
Assessing Your Own Executive Skills and Parenting Style
Motivating Your Teen to Use Executive Skills
Modifying the Environment
Teaching Executive Skills
Strengthening Working Memory
Building Scattered Attention
Fostering Organization

Ages 12-19 years
Richard Guare is Director of the Centre for Learning and Attention Disorders in New Hampshire, USA.
Paperback. 293 pages


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