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5 Questions Parents Need to Ask Themselves If Their Child Struggles to Read

5 Questions Parents Need to Ask Themselves if Their Child Has Difficulty Learning to Read. Sometimes the questions we ask are more important than the answers. That was the thought that came to mind following a recent assessment in my clinic.  “Andrew” had been struggling in school.  Specifically, his difficulty was learning to read and […]

ADHD or Auditory Processing Difficulty? What’s The REAL Struggle

What if It’s Not ADHD? How to Get a Correct Diagnosis For Your Child With Attention Difficulties What if your child’s “ADHD” is actually an auditory processing disorder? I vividly remember the 5th-grade girl who bounced into my office with the spirit of a creative genius and the energy of a border collie. She was […]

Avoid the One Mistake That Holds Your Child Back From Learning

How to Avoid the Mistake that Holds Your Child Back from Learning Planet Fitness has a sign on their wall that says “NO JUDGEMENT ZONE”. If you’re a parent like me, I bet you wish you could hang that on your roof. Being a parent is tough and the pressure and judgment that comes from […]

A surprising fact about Dyslexia that I learned from Forrest Gump

When Managing Dyslexia, You Never Know What You’re Going to Get Many years ago when I began my work in dyslexia, I quickly realized that the experts who were trying to teach about it were missing the mark and, often times, overcomplicating things. While with my training I was able to interpret the data, the […]

9 Steps for Discovering Gold in the Smart but Struggling Student

9 Steps for Discovering Gold in the Smart but Struggling Student I’ve been accused of being a gold-digger and I’m okay with that. I think there’s nothing more valuable than uncovering the potential in the students we see at The Cognitive Emporium. But like digging for gold, finding and digging up the hidden potential in […]

Treatment Progress: To See Change, Change Perspective

Treatment Progress: Seeing Change Requires Changing What We Look At During a recent snow, I went outside so I could capture a picture of the tiny snowflakes systematically falling to the ground transforming our backyard into a winter wonderland. During a recent snow, I went outside so I could capture a picture of the tiny […]

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