Brain Training

Why some tasks are easy for some, difficult for others

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February 27 is National “No-Brainer” Day, created to celebrate “no-brainers:” concepts and tasks that are simple, easy and obvious to most people. But for people with learning struggles, tasks considered “no-brainers” for many others—reading, balancing a checkbook, managing time, staying organized or just paying attention for an extended period of

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The 2017 Smart Mom’s Toy Box

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10 Classic Games from YOUR Childhood that Boost Brain Skills             If you’re like most of us, you feel torn between letting your child spend time on their technology and getting some free time of your own to get something done (even if that something is a nap). But what

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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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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Training Weak Cognitive Skills

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In recent years, the medical community has broadened its reference of autism to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Although the new term covers a wide range of deficits and functions, it provides no more insight into an individual’s cognitive abilities. One test that can help identify weak brain skills associated with

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