Organizing the Disorganized Child: Tips and Tricks
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Organizing The Disorganized Child finally answers parents’ question: “How can I help my child get organized without waging a battle?”
Organizing the Disorganized Child: Tips and Tricks is a series of tips written exclusively for DailyLit by the authors of the book Organized the Disorganized Child. Designed to complement the book, these tips give a taste of the great advice that is available from the full text. These tips have been made available for free by the publisher of the book, HarperStudio.
"You can imagine what my child’s room looked like: clothes on the floor, dresser draws open with clothes half hanging out of them, and toys spread all over the floor."
"Jill is given an assignment on Monday that is due on Friday. The problem is that despite repeated nagging, she won’t start it until Thursday night."
Organizing The Disorganized Child finally answers the parents’ question, “How can I help my child get organized without waging a battle?” This essential toolkit for parents and educators factors organizational styles into the equation, and offers effective strategies that deliver amazing long-term results.
In the book renowned ADHD expert Dr. Martin Kutscher and psychotherapist Marcella Moran explain the roots of our children’s organizational problems, and the parents’ role in fixing them. They outline different organizational styles used by different students. (Not all kids organize the same way!) Kutscher and Moran outline exactly what school materials to buy, and how to set up the study area. They provide a step-by-step plan for an organizational system including:
-- Refining morning and nighttime routines
-- Getting the correct work home
-- Planning the work, and getting it back to where it belongs
-- Tips for reading and note taking
-- Study and test taking skills
-- Learning how to ask the right questions
Organizing the Disorganized Child is an essential toolkit that belongs on every parent’s shelf. Read these tips and you'll see why the book is a must-read.
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Copyright 2009 by Marcella Moran. All rights reserved.
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Help your child plan out study time for tests, especially at the beginning of school breaks when tests are given before vacations and at the end of the year. It has been my experience that some students have a difficult time planning out a long term study schedule. These students seem to only ...Back to top
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Reviewed by icollectglass on Jan 17, 2010
Very disappointed with this book so far. Initial installments are basic, common sense tips. Expect a lot more from the school tips, especially the one about post-it notes!
Reviewed by hellohello on Sep 1, 2009
Organizing the Disorganized Child
I was disappointed with this book because I wanted to read about getting the bedroom clean, and this was all about school. Now school is important, I'll give you that, but so is a clean bedroom. Also, there were a lot of typos, which I thought looked unprofessional.
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