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    • The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success

    • How to Use Your Brain's Executive Skills to Keep Up, Stay Calm, and Get Organized at Work and at Home
    • Written by: Peg Dawson EdD, Richard Guare PhD
    • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are you smart, scattered, and struggling? You're not alone. Cutting-edge research shows that today's 24/7 wired world and the growing demands of work and family life may simply max out the part of the brain that manages complex tasks. That's especially true for those lacking strong executive skills - the core brain-based abilities needed to maintain focus, meet deadlines, and stay cool under pressure.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Smart but Scattered Teens

    • The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
    • Written by: Richard Guare PhD, Peg Dawson EdD, Colin Guare
    • Narrated by: Abby Craden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills - the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Smart but Scattered - and Stalled

    • 10 Steps to Help Young Adults Use Their Executive Skills to Set Goals, Make a Plan, and Successfully Leave the Nest
    • Written by: Richard Guare PhD, Colin Guare, Peg Dawson EdD
    • Narrated by: Matthew Boston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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    Whether you're a young adult who is stalled on the journey to independence or a concerned parent still sharing the family nest, this compassionate book is for you. Providing a fresh perspective on the causes of failure to launch, the expert authors present a 10-step plan that helps grown kids and parents work together to achieve liftoff. 

    Price: CDN$ 21.92