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Screen Time and ADHD?

June 7, 2019

This is a partial summary of a presentation by Dr. David Anderson, PhD.  Dr. Anderson is the past Senior Director of the ADHD & Behavior…

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If My Child is So Smart, Why Is He/She…….

June 7, 2019

This is a question Metro Learning Solutions hears often; parents tell me that they know their child is smart, the child’s teacher reports that he…

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Cognitive Skills Training for Reading Struggles and Dyslexia

May 7, 2019

Enhancing the Lives of Our Clients Auditory processing is the cognitive skill the brain uses to hear, segment, and blend sounds—and it is foundational to…

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……and the Science is IN

May 1, 2019

Cognitive development, or brain training, has been in the news for many years.  LearningRx and its predecessor, P.A.C.E (Processing And Cognitive Enhancement) have compiled training…

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So what is Executive Function Disorder? And What Can I do About it?

April 8, 2019

This is an elusive disorder and professionals often don’t agree on all the identifying hallmarks.  Nevertheless, there are some commonalities that may indicate that an…

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The ADHD Brain

March 26, 2019

Thanks to the research done by Amy Lawson Moore, PhD*, and Christina Ledbetter, PhD**, we now have insights into the ADHD brain.  To date, this…

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Autism and Cognitive Remediation

March 26, 2019

Autism and Cognitive Remediation Submitted by: Lori Bryan, Ph.D. Purpose of This Paper The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the…

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Maintaining Cognitive Function

March 26, 2019

Just like with health decisions, so, too, the brain is either getting better or worse depending on how it’s being treated day to day.  We…

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Brain Plasticity and Cognition

March 25, 2019

Brain Plasticity and Cognition: A Review of the Literature Submitted by: Lori Bryan, PhD Purpose of this paper The purpose of this paper is to…

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7 Myths About the Brain that Might Surprise You

March 25, 2019

7 Myths about the Brain that Might Surprise You* In the past several years, scientists have devoted countless hours to understanding the brain.  Here are…

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