Jack Hirose interviews Peg Dawson, Ph.D., NCSP on executive skills as “the hidden curriculum”, improving executive skills in children & adolescents and the fundamentals of coaching for academic success.
About the Author:
Dr. Peg Dawson: In over 40 years of clinical practice, Dr. Peg Dawson has worked with thousands of children who struggle at home and in school. At the center of their struggles are often weak executive skills. Along with her colleague, Dr. Richard Guare, she has written numerous books on this topic for educators, mental health professionals, and parents, among them Smart but Scattered, Smart but Scattered Teens, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, and Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits. Peg is also a past president of the National Association of School Psychologists, and the International School Psychology Association, and is a recipient of NASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
“Great presenter with a realistic, positive approach, who drew capable on her experiences. I was certainly glad I attended today’s session!”
-Halifax, NS | June 5, 2014
“Wow! Thank you. I will use what I gained in the classroom and at home – with myself, my students, my colleagues and my family.”
-Jodie K. (Grade 1 Teacher) | Edmonton, AB | June 3, 2014