Unstuck And On Target

Author: Lynn Cannon
Editor: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781681252995
Size: 18,37 MB
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The second edition of the highly successful and effective executive function curriculum, Unstuck and On Target!, isa classroom-based intervention approach for students ages 8-11 with executive function challenges, including children with ASD, ADHD, or children from lower-income households. The revised program has been streamlined and enhanced for user-friendliness and to promote child and family classroom engagement

Unstuck And On Target

Author: Lynn Cannon
Editor: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598572032
Size: 14,94 MB
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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.

Unstuck And On Target

Author: Lynn Cannon
Editor:
ISBN: 9781681253008
Size: 10,95 MB
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These game boards and colorful posters are for use with lessons in the Unstuck and On Target curriculum, which teaches flexibility and goal setting to students ages 8 "11 with executive function challenges. Perfect for teachers who want to use the lessons with their whole class instead of small groups, this supplemental package includes One Handling the Unexpected game board, designed to help students develop and practice the skills they need to adjust to unexpected changes in a routine. Use this game board with the Educator's Guide and game cards included in the Unstuck and On Target Manual. One Flexibility Freeway game board, designed to help students identify the advantages of flexibility and practice flexible decision making. An Educator's Guide and game cards are included in the Unstuck and On Target Manual. One Goal, Why, Plan, Do, Check (GWPDC) poster to display in the classroom during all the Unstuck and On Target lessons. Teachers will use this handy write-on/wipe-off poster to introduce, structure, and conclude each lesson. The GWPDC poster helps reinforce a routine and script for goal setting and completing multistep activities or assignments. One Feelings Target poster, a write-on/wipe-off visual rating tool to help students identify their feelings. Students and teachers will interact with the Feelings Target poster throughout the Unstuck and On Target lessons by taping emotion word cards to the poster or using dry-erase markers to identify a student's emotions. One Code of Conduct poster where teachers can write down and wipe off a student-determined list of constructive behaviors for group settings and targeted group goals. Teachers can purchase as many packages as they need to provide their whole class with game boards and posters during the Unstuck and On Target lessons. Learn more about the Unstuck and On Target Kit here.

Solving Executive Function Challenges

Author: Lauren Kenworthy
Editor: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598576030
Size: 11,32 MB
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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"--

Flexible And Focused

Author: Adel C. Najdowski
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128098341
Size: 18,52 MB
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Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders is a manual written for individuals who work with learners who struggle with executive function deficits. The manual takes the perspective that executive function skills can be improved through effective intervention, just like any other skills. This how-to manual provides practical strategies for teaching learners to be focused, organized, flexible, and able to effectively manage themselves. Ready-to-use lessons, data sheets, worksheets, and other tools for practitioners, educators, and parents are provided to help them tackle common problems associated with executive function deficits in learners of any diagnosis, ages 5 to adult. The principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), which form the foundation of this manual, are translated into simple, easy-to-use procedures. Lessons for improving executive function skills in real-life everyday situations are provided in the following areas: Self-awareness Inhibition and impulse control Self-management Attention Organization Problem solving Time management Planning Working memory Emotional self-regulation Flexibility Provides an overview of what constitutes executive function skills Outlines how techniques based on applied behavior analysis can be used to teach skills Presents step-by-step lessons for practitioners, educators, and parents to implement with individuals with executive function deficits Includes data sheets, task analyses, worksheets, and visual aids

The Self Driven Child

Author: William Stixrud
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0735222517
Size: 11,56 MB
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A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.

Flexible And Focused

Author: Adel C. Najdowski
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128098341
Size: 16,45 MB
Format: PDF
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Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders is a manual written for individuals who work with learners who struggle with executive function deficits. The manual takes the perspective that executive function skills can be improved through effective intervention, just like any other skills. This how-to manual provides practical strategies for teaching learners to be focused, organized, flexible, and able to effectively manage themselves. Ready-to-use lessons, data sheets, worksheets, and other tools for practitioners, educators, and parents are provided to help them tackle common problems associated with executive function deficits in learners of any diagnosis, ages 5 to adult. The principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), which form the foundation of this manual, are translated into simple, easy-to-use procedures. Lessons for improving executive function skills in real-life everyday situations are provided in the following areas: Self-awareness Inhibition and impulse control Self-management Attention Organization Problem solving Time management Planning Working memory Emotional self-regulation Flexibility Provides an overview of what constitutes executive function skills Outlines how techniques based on applied behavior analysis can be used to teach skills Presents step-by-step lessons for practitioners, educators, and parents to implement with individuals with executive function deficits Includes data sheets, task analyses, worksheets, and visual aids

Human Exceptionality School Community And Family

Author: Michael L. Hardman
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305500970
Size: 18,45 MB
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Expanding on its widely respected and unique focus on the critical role of professionals in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services, HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, AND FAMILY, 12th Edition, is an evidence-based testament to the critical role of cross-professional collaboration in enhancing the lives of exceptional individuals and their families. This text's unique lifespan approach combines powerful research, evidence-based practices, and inspiring stories, engendering passion and empathy and enhancing the lives of individuals with exceptionalities. Designed to help students experience individuals with disabilities and their families in a personal and intimate fashion, HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY is an excellent resource for preparing teacher education candidates and practicing teachers, as well as a range of other human services professionals in the fields of psychology, sociology, social work, and the health sciences. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Take Control Of Asperger S Syndrome

Author: Jennifer Engel Fisher
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1593638566
Size: 16,71 MB
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Take Control of Asperger's Syndrome: The Official Strategy Guide for Kids With Asperger's Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorders is a unique handbook for kids and teens on living successful lives with these disorders by taking control of their strengths to overcome their weaknesses. Drawing on their experiences as parents and teachers of kids with Asperger's syndrome (AS) and Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD), the authors provide tips on understanding the disorders, living with the symptoms, succeeding in school, completing homework, talking to others about strengths and needs, making friends and socializing, and using technology to connect with other kids with these disorders. By interviewing hundreds of kids who live with AS and NLD, the authors include ideas, information, and advice for kids, by kids just like them. This handy guidebook is sure to help any child or teen with AS or NLD navigate life's challenges with successful outcomes.

Teaching Theory Of Mind

Author: Kirstina Ordetx
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849058970
Size: 10,85 MB
Format: PDF
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This book provides an innovative, easy-to-follow curriculum for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders to relate to and interact with others successfully by developing basic Theory of Mind skills. Containing twelve lesson plans and 220 cut-out-and-keep cards, it is an essential resource for teachers and other education professionals.