Executive Function/Self Regulatory Difficulties

Cooper-Kahn, J., and Dietzel, L (2008) Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning. Woodbine House, Bethesda, MD.

Cox, Adam J. ( 2007)  No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control–The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive , Penguin Books, LTD, New York, N.Y.

Dawson, Peg & Guare, Richard (2004).  Executive skills in children and adolescents: a practical guide to assessment and intervention.  NY: Guilford Press.  Although meant for professionals, this book may also be helpful to parents of children who have executive functioning problems.  Lots of practical suggestions and examples.

Dawson, Peg & Guare, Richard (2000).  Smart but scattered: the revolutionary “executive skills” approach to helping smart kids reach their potential.  NY: Guilford Press.  For parents of children who have executive functioning problems.

Frender, Gloria (2004)  Learning to Learn: Strengthening Study Skills and Brain Power, Revised Edition, Incentive Publications, Inc., Nashville, TN.

Goldberg, Donna & Zwiebel, Jennifer.  (2003)  The Organized Student: Teaching Children The Skills for Success in School and Beyond, Fireside, N.Y., N.Y.

Guare, Richard, Dawson, Peg & Guare, Colin (2013).  Smart but scattered. teens: the “executive skills” program for helping teens reach their potential.     NY: Guilford Press.  For parents of teens who have executive functioning problems.

Kruger, Susan Woodcock (2009)  SOAR Study Skills: A simple and efficient system for earning better grades in less time, Grand Lighthouse Publishing, Grand Blanc, MI.