Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare teach Executive Skills

In over 30 years of clinical practice, Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have worked with thousands of children who struggle at home and in school. At the center of their struggles are weak executive skills, and through our writing and now this website, we spotlight these skills...
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What are Executive Skills?

Executive skills refer to the brain-based, cognitive processes that help us to regulate our behavior, make decisions and set and achieve goals.

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“If coaching kids with executive skills deficits were a game of football, this book would be the playbook. Dawson and Guare provide both theory and the minute details of how to implement a coaching program...

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Smart But Scattered Kids by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare.

Smart But Scattered:
The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential.