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Easy Reference Guide for Families

 By Stephen C. Schultz





In a previous post I listed some well known self-help books for families. Below are some more books that parents may find helpful as they raise their kids. 

Books:

  • Homework, Organization, and Planning Skills (HOPS) Interventions by Michael Langberg
  • Learning Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole
  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared by Joyce Cooper-Kahn and Laurie Dietzel
  • Your Memory: How It Works and How To Improve It by Kenneth Higbee.
  • The Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
  • Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential  by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
  • Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators by Joyce Cooper-Kahn and Margaret Foster



Websites:
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) http://www.chadd.org/
  • This website was originally created to support children with traumatic brain injury (TBI), the descriptions of skill areas and interventions are appropriate for children with other types of cognitive difficulties, including executive function weaknesses. http://projectlearnet.org/tutorials.html
  • Independent reading and review of additional study skills and strategies can be found at http://www.studygs.net/index.htm




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