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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Smart But Scattered Kids by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare.

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

Smart but Scattered TEENS by Dr. Richard Guare and Dr. Peg Dawson

Smart but Scattered Teens:
The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential.