Neuroscience has made great in roads in understanding how the brain learns. In doing so, they have also been able to create a clearer view when it comes to learning differences entering the world of a child. These specific learning differences include ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia (difficulty with writing), dyscalculia (difficulty with math) and the related Read more about Identifying Leaning Differences at One Year – Is it possible?[…]
This is one of the best explanations for dyslexia in a long time. It is simple and to the point. If all teachers could have this understanding perhaps classrooms would be more effective for this population. I would love to hear your feedback after you take a look.
There has been a wonderful breakthrough in the area of ADHD, genetics and medication. It is now possible for doctors to simply take a cheek squab and check the individuals DNA to determine which ADHD medication is compatible with their particular DNA. This is huge for this population. Now there is no need to wonder Read more about New info on Genetics/ADHD and Medications[…]
In working with adults with ADHD, one thread of similarity seems to be most consistent within this population. That seems to be the inability to notice what and when ADHD becomes a problem. When the brain is moving at lightening speed all of the time, it becomes difficult to tease out what is truly important Read more about NOTICING YOUR ADULT ADHD[…]
With the New Year upon us, making new beginnings seem like the right thing to do. But to ADDers planning seems like such a waste of time. Often they become bored and just keep being drawn toward the thing or activity that seems to stimulate them the most. I have worked with hundreds of ADDers’ Read more about Consistency and ADHD – Great tools for success[…]