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PESI Book Club: November 2019

Four best-selling titles for your November reading list.

PESI Team

This month's suggested reads include four books to help manage challenging emotions and behaviors.

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Taming the Wild Things

Helping anxious kids and those trying to shield them from feelings of fear, insecurity, uncertainty, or discomfort.

Lynn Lyons, LICSW

Lynn Lyons, LICSW, shares how to override the demanding voice of anxiety.

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PESI Book Club: October 2019

Four children-focused books to add to your reading list.

PESI Team

This month's suggested reads include four products to help improve the well-being of the children in your life.

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Leslie’s “Go-To” Granola Recipe

A Recipe to Improve Attention & Focus

Leslie Korn, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC

Dr. Leslie Korn shares a brainpower-promoting recipe from her book, Eat Right, Feel Right.

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PESI Book Club: July 2019

Check out this month's new releases and free worksheets!

PESI Team

Looking for some summer reads and new resources? We've got you covered!

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5 Free Resources for Teachers

We're celebrating the start of a new school year by offering teachers FIVE of our best school-and teaching-related worksheets and videos...for FREE!

PESI Team

Be sure to share these free activities with all your teacher friends and family!

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Self-Regulation Strategies & Techniques for Children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder

Plus Earn 1 Free CE Hour

Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L

Join Teresa Garland, occupational therapist, international speaker, and author, as she shares over 35 of her most effective interventions.

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10 Rules for Managing ADHD in School

Plus 80 recommendations in an exclusive CE video & Worksheet...

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Children and teens with ADHD have serious deficits in their executive functioning and self-regulation which can interfere with pursuing goals or contemplating multiple solutions. In dealing with these deficits, here are 10 specific rules to managing children and teens with ADHD in school.

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The Silly Walk: A Mindfulness Practice for Youth and Teens

Use this exercise with your youth to help them regulate their silliness in a constructive and appropriate way.

Christopher Willard, Psy.D.

Kids don't have an on/off switch... especially those with executive function difficulties, who struggle to regulate their attention, emotions and behaviors.

Watch Dr. Christopher Willard demonstrate a fun mindfulness practice that will help kids identify and activate their different zones of regulation.

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Creating Teachable Moments to Teach Social Skills

The 6 stages of social play. Plus, 5 areas of social and emotional competence.

Janine Halloran, LMHC

When we see kids who struggle with social skills, it’s hard to watch. We want to supportthem and teach them socially acceptable ways of interacting. And we can achieve this through PLAY.

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