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Unstuck and on Target

Unstuck and on Target Author Lynn Cannon
ISBN-10 1681252996
Release 2018
Pages 304
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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



Flexible and Focused

Flexible and Focused Author Adel C. Najdowski
ISBN-10 9780128098349
Release 2017-01-12
Pages 120
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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



Curricula for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Curricula for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Author Hsu-Min Chiang
ISBN-10 9783319699837
Release 2018-01-31
Pages 301
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This book provides an extensive overview of curricula and instructional strategies for teaching children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It offers an empirically solid framework for designing and developing interventions for learners along the autism spectrum by reducing skill deficits and enhancing learner strengths while being flexible enough to allow for individual differences. The book discusses key concepts in educating individuals with ASD as they impact the processes of syllabus building, from planning goals and objectives to generating content choosing appropriate teaching strategies, and assessing progress. Chapters detail curriculum designs in academic areas such as language skills, science, and social studies, as well as functional skills, including independent living, career development, and preventing social victimization. The book concludes with recommendations for future interventions and curricula-building. Among the topics covered: Communication and autism spectrum disorder. Mathematical problem-solving instruction for students with ASD. Visual arts curriculum for students with ASD. How to build programs focused on daily living and adult independence. Sexuality education for students with ASD. Curricula for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is a must-have resource for researchers, graduate students, and clinicians and related therapists and professionals in clinical child and school psychology, childhood/special education, social work, developmental psychology, behavioral therapy/rehabilitation, and child and adolescent psychiatry.



Social Skills Deficits in Students with Disabilities

Social Skills Deficits in Students with Disabilities Author H. Nicole Myers
ISBN-10 9781475801149
Release 2013-02-26
Pages 158
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Social skills may impact a student with a disability more than the disability itself. In Social Skills Deficits in Students with Disabilities: Successful Strategies from the Disabilities Field, a variety of professionals share their success strategies so readers (parents, teachers, counselors, psychologists, and others working in the disability field) can incorporate them into their professional “toolbox” and practice.



Executive Function in Education Second Edition

Executive Function in Education  Second Edition Author Lynn Meltzer
ISBN-10 9781462534555
Release 2018-02-19
Pages 396
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This groundbreaking volume, now revised and updated, has given thousands of educators and clinicians a deeper understanding of executive function (EF) processes in typically developing children and those with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities. The book elucidates how PreK?12 students develop such key capacities as goal setting, organization, cognitive flexibility, working memory, and self-monitoring. Leading experts in education, neuroscience, and psychology explore the links between EF and academic performance and present practical applications for assessment and instruction. Exemplary practices for supporting students with EF difficulties in particular content areas--reading, writing, and math--are reviewed. ÿ New to This Edition *Expanded coverage of reading--chapters on recent fMRI research findings; working memory and reading; and self-regulation and reading comprehension. *Chapter on early childhood. *Chapter on embedding EF strategies in the curriculum *Updated throughout with a decade's worth of significant advances in research, theory, and educational best practices. ÿ See also Meltzer's authored book Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom, which provides easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. ÿ



Solving Executive Function Challenges

Solving Executive Function Challenges Author Lauren Kenworthy
ISBN-10 1598576038
Release 2014
Pages 165
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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"--



Turning Point

Turning Point Author Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services
ISBN-10 0777820242
Release 1993
Pages 12
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Turning Point has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Turning Point also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Turning Point book for free.