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11 10, 2019

College Support Services For Individuals With Special Needs

By |October 11th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

Evaluating The Range Of Support Services On College Campuses For students who learn differently, finding the right college fit is crucial for college success. This sounds easy enough, but how do you know where to start? After all, there are 2000+ colleges in the United States and they vary tremendously in the way they [...]

9 09, 2019

What Is A Neuropsychological Assessment?

By |September 9th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

Pediatric and Young Adult Neuropsychological Assessment: The Big Picture “My son has trouble reading simple words. He guesses and substitutes words when he reads. Daniel calls himself ‘stupid.’ He will be in the third grade next fall. Something is wrong. I need help.” “I guess my granddaughter always had problems with focus. She had [...]

26 08, 2019

What Can We Learn From Coaching?

By |August 26th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

Coaching is becoming widely recognized as an effective method to living a better, more fulfilled life. The coaching process itself is designed to bring about increased self-awareness and clarity and result in action plans that help us reach our goals. In this blog post I wish to share with you what I learned about [...]

26 05, 2019

Undiagnosed Learning Disabilities: What’s At Stake

By |May 26th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

What The Research Says According to research conducted by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) in 2008, the prevalence for learning disabilities in the US is currently 7%. That is a sobering number for parents to consider, especially in light of what is at stake. Learning disabilities are disorders that make acquiring [...]

12 05, 2019

ADHD Communication Tips: Becoming A Better Listener

By |May 12th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

How hard can it be to listen? Quite difficult, in fact. Listening is not the same as hearing, nor is it as natural as many people might think.  There are many pitfalls we may fall into while listening to others, and much of the time we are not even aware, unlike [...]

20 04, 2019

What Are Executive Functioning Skills?

By |April 20th, 2019|ADHD|0 Comments

Executive functioning skills are responsible for planning, organization, and time management as well as other higher-order functions. Students with deficits in this area are often described as disorganized and mislabeled lazy or procrastinators when in fact they may be suffering from poorly developed executive functioning skills. These students frequently fail to turn in homework assignments [...]