Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention

Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention Author(s): Peg Dawson, Richard Guare

Difference between 2nd and 1st editions
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Key differences between 2nd and 1st editions

  • Period between previous and current publications: 7 years (2003 vs 2010).
  • The first edition of Dawson and Guare's Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents was published in 2003.
  • The Second Edition consists of 10 chapters whereas the First Edition consisted of 7 chapters, and the Second Ed. is twice as thick.
  • Chapter 4 introduces new concept of "scripts" (adaptive self-talk)
  • New Chapter 5 "Specific Teaching Routines to Promote Executive Skills Development" provides step-by-step instructions for teachers to help children with weak executive skills in different situations:
    • Getting ready to start the day
    • Ending the day routines
    • Homework collection procedures
    • Making plans and schedules for homework
    • How to pay attention and focus
    • Desk cleaning - the thing to do whole class
    • Writing a paper assignment
    • Completing long-term projects
    • How to study for tests successfully
    • Organizing the notebooks
    • Open-ended tasks
    • Effortful and difficult tasks
    • How to control one's temper, impulsive behavior, and anxiety
    • Dealing with schedule changes
    • Learning not to cry over little things
    • Problem solving skills
  • New Chapter 8 "Executive Skills Interventions within a Response-to-Intervention Framework" describes the application of a three tier model of intervention and includes:
    • Checklist of classroom supports in tier 1 (universal level) classrooms
    • Table that features environmental modifications, instructional supports, and motivational strategies at three tiers.
    • Table that features the most common assignment modifications that are helpful for students with executive skill weaknesses.
    • The case study of how the RTI works
2nd Edition of
Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention
eBook, 224 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781462500338
Published by: The Guilford Press, February 17, 2010
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ISBN-10: 1606235710
ISBN-13: 9781606235713
Published by: The Guilford Press, February 17, 2010
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1st Edition of
Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention
Lay-Flat Paperback
Paperback, 129 pages
ISBN-10: 1572309288
ISBN-13: 9781572309289
Published by: The Guilford Press, September 26, 2003
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