By Richard Guare, Peg Dawson, Colin Guare
Hey there, curious minds! Have you ever felt like your brain is a little...well, scattered? Like you have all these amazing ideas and talents but struggle to keep track of them or follow through? It can be frustrating, right?
But what if we told you that being smart but scattered might actually be a superpower? That’s right – lots of successful people throughout history have had what we call “executive functioning” challenges, but they’ve learned to use them to their advantage.
The question is: how do you become one of those success stories? That’s where “Smart but Scattered Teens” comes in. This book is like a secret manual for unlocking your hidden potential and turning your scattered brain into a superpower.
We’ll take you on a journey to discover your unique strengths and challenges, set exciting goals, and develop the skills you need to succeed in school, relationships, and life. Along the way, you’ll hear from other teens who have been where you are and have found ways to harness their scattered smarts for good.
So, if you’re ready to uncover the secrets of the smart-but-scattered elite and become the superhero you were meant to be, grab a seat, and let’s dive in!
You got it! The authors of “Smart but Scattered Teens” are like a team of brainy adventurers who can help you navigate the challenges of growing up. Richard Guare is the wise wizard who knows all about how our brains work and can help you stay focused and on track. Peg Dawson is the fearless explorer who can guide you through the toughest parts of your journey, with a caring and compassionate approach. Colin Guare is the tech-savvy ninja who can help you use technology to achieve your goals and inspire you to express yourself in new and creative ways. Together, they’ve written a book that can help you become a master adventurer in your own right - ready to take on any challenge and succeed!
Since its publication, the book has become a popular resource for parents, educators, and mental health professionals. The book’s success is due to its evidence-based approach, clear and practical strategies, and relevance to a common issue among teenagers. The authors have also developed related resources, such as a companion workbook and an educator training program. Overall, “Smart but Scattered Teens” has helped raise awareness and support teenagers with executive function weaknesses, helping them succeed in school and life.