Scattered to Focused: Smart Strategies to Improve Your Child's Executive Functioning Skills (Paperback)

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Scattered to Focused: Smart Strategies to Improve Your Child's Executive Functioning Skills (Paperback)


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Set your child up for success with simple strategies to develop executive function in kids 4 to 12

Parenting a child who struggles with executive function—the skills that help us stay focused, manage our emotions, and plan ahead—can be a challenge, whether or not they have an official ADHD diagnosis. This book is filled with expert advice and actionable strategies that can help your smart but scattered child build the skills they need to thrive both at school and at home.
  • Quick assessment tools—Better understand your child's level of executive function and learn what motivates them, for stronger communication and connection.
  • Expert advice—Learn how to build confidence and autonomy in your smart but scattered child with research-based guidance for helping them practice self-control, manage time, follow routines, beat procrastination, and more.
  • Common sense explanations—Explore how executive function works in clear, simple language, and then apply what you learned through fun activities like using code words and making memory boards.

Build better habits and routines in smart but scattered kids with this comprehensive parent's guide to executive function.
ZAC GRISHAM, MS, LPC-S, ADHD-CCSP, is a former elementary school teacher and a licensed professional counselor supervisor who runs Clear View Counseling in Dallas, Texas. He is a certified ADHD specialist who brings his own personal ADHD diagnosis to his practice.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647396770
ISBN-10: 1647396778
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: January 19th, 2021
Pages: 210
Language: English
“Zac is unique in his ability to help children, parents, and families navigate ADHD. He combines years of research-backed clinical practice with empathy and understanding from his own lived experience with ADHD. This book uses simple terms to outline realistic solutions and strategies for not only helping kids with their executive functioning but also helping parents understand their children.” —Romilyn Kiriaki, M.A., NCC, LPC

“This author has found a way to translate mental health verbiage into an applicable guide for parents, teachers, and professionals. This book is a must-have if you are looking to better understand ADHD. Thank you for making this book a truly usable resource.” —Emily Van Pelt PhD, LPC-S

“Zach is a friend and colleague who has spent years helping those with challenging circumstances. His book is a helpful resource for those trying to understand the true nature of ADHD. A must read!” —Jarrod Hood, MA, LPC, Preston Trail Counseling