Smart but Scattered Teens by Richard Guare audiobook

Smart but Scattered Teens

By Richard Guare, PhD , Peg Dawson, EdD , and Colin Guare
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“I told you, I’ll do it later.” “I forgot to turn in the stupid application.” “Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again.” “I can’t walk the dog—I have too much homework!” If you’re the parent of a “smart but scattered” 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.

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Summary

Summary

American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, Consumer Health Category

“I told you, I’ll do it later.”
“I forgot to turn in the stupid application.”
“Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again.”
“I can’t walk the dog—I have too much homework!”

If you’re the parent of a “smart but scattered” 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A very helpful addition to parenting shelves.” Library Journal
Smart but Scattered Teens is just what parents need. This is a highly useful guide for improving teens’ executive skills and motivating them to use the skills they already have.” Patricia O. Quinn, MD, coauthor of Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen with ADHD or LD for College
“An absolute must-read for parents…The clever strategies for getting around teens’ creative resistance to making changes are particularly helpful.” Arthur L. Robin, PhD, coauthor of Your Defiant Teen

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Author

Author Bio: Richard Guare PhD

Author Bio: Richard Guare PhD

Richard Guare, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders. His research and publications focus on understanding and treatment of learning and attention difficulties and neurological disorders. He is board certified as a behavior analyst, and he frequently serves as a consultant for schools and agencies. He has coauthored several books, including, with Peg Dawson, EdD, Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits and Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, among others.

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Author Bio: Peg Dawson EdD

Author Bio: Peg Dawson EdD

Peg Dawson, EdD, is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She is a past president of both the National Association of School Psychologists and the International School Psychology Association. She is a recipient of the National Association of School Psychologists’ Lifetime Achievement Award and has coauthored several books, including, with Richard Guare, PhD, Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits and Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, among others.

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Author Bio: Colin Guare

Author Bio: Colin Guare

Colin Guare, a freelance writer who grew up with an attention disorder, has contributed to ADDitude magazine and has worked with children with learning disorders.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Runtime: 11.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English