Ages: 12-AdultGrades: 12-Adult
Teach clients to use controlled thinking and actions with this expansive, evidence-based program developed and used extensively in clinical practice. Complex executive function skills are taught as discrete sub skills so clients can succeed at every step.
Executive function is the ability to self-regulate thoughts and organize behavior. This program has a unique organization and instruction method specifically designed for individuals with executive function disorders. Each task is mastered before moving to the next. The program features a huge amount of purposeful practice activities that are easily adjustable to individual needs. The teaching techniques consist of:
The eight skill areas are in developmental order. Each unit/skill area builds on skills introduced in the previous units:
Each unit/skill area in the program has multiple types of cognitive exercises at three levels of increasing independence and complexity. Students move from thinking, planning, and practicing out loud to using the new skills silently, without cues. Each unit/skill area progresses as follows:
The cognitive exercises and guided reflections are on a CD that comes with the book. The CD contains an additional 357 printable pages of therapy materials in PDF format. These student activity pages consist of:
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COMPLETE PRODUCT INCLUDES: 138-page 8.5 x 11 softcover book plus a CD of the 357 reproducible pages in PDF format (Printable Exercises, Guided Reflections, Self-Monitoring Chars, Progress Logs, and answer key. (©2011)