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- DescriptionConcise and accessible, this plain English guide will help parents and educators to understand and support children with executive function difficulties at home and in the classroom. The author describes the cognitive processes that make up the executive functions, including attention, behavioral inhibition, theory of mind, organizational skills, time management, planning, decision-making, and self-talk. Using real examples, she describes how difficulties in each of these areas may manifest, and offers practical hints, tips, and accommodations for supporting children both in and out of school. Containing a wealth of helpful information as well as tried-and-tested strategies, this is the perfect primer for parents and educators of children with executive function difficulties.
- Author BiographyRebecca A. Moyes, M.Ed. is a former teacher who is now a consultant and trainer for several school districts in Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Grove City College and Penn State University, and holds a master's degree in teaching and curriculum design and development with an emphasis on children with special needs. She has two children, one of whom has Asperger's Syndrome. She is the author of Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers and Parents of Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome and Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom, both published by JKP. She lives in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.
- Author(s)Rebecca A. Moyes
- PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Date of Publication21/07/2014
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Content Note13 black and white photographs
- Weight177 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine8 mm
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