Posts Tagged ‘reading problems’

Encouraging Reading

For many kids, diagnosed with ADHD or not, reading is problematic, and they can come up with some very creative ways to avoid it.  As a prior teacher and a book lover for as long as I can remember, it always saddened me to see anyone, student or adult, not able to find joy in…

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Cognitive Skills Training for Reading Struggles and Dyslexia

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 successful reading. In fact, studies show that weak auditory processing skills are at the root of approximately 85% of all reading struggles! This is why interventions that use cognitive training…

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

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 individual has an Executive Function Disorder.  A workable definition of Executive Function Disorder is that when tested individually, cognitive skills are fairly strong.  But when it is necessary to marshal…

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