ADHD & Attention

25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year

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Back to School, Back to Homework 25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year   Transitioning from a summer of sleeping in, playing all day and staying up late, to a strict school regime with homework and tests is tough for anyone. Factor in things like ADHD, multiple extracurricular

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Three Common Learning Disabilities

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Three Common Learning Disabilities (And Clues Your Child Has Been Trying to Work Around Them!)   The term “learning disability” can strike a chord of panic in parents. “But my child is smart! How can she have a learning disability?” is a common reaction. And the reality is, they’re right!

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POP QUIZ: How well do you know your teen’s brain?

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Understanding a teenager’s brain is as complicated as the cosmos. Just when you think you’ve got it figured out, you’re face to face with unchartered territory. But with the help of advancing technology, like the noninvasive fMRI, we learn more about this enigma every day. In fact, there’s so much

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Why “Free Play” Is Great For Your Kid’s Brain

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Lots of activities are good for your kid’s brain: music lessons, board games, learning a second language, puzzles, and personal brain training. But unstructured play has taken a back seat in our ever-busy, high-tech world. Remember hide-and-seek, dress-up, restaurant, bike rides, roller skating, building snowmen and making up dance routines?

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