Your Child’s Executive Functioning

An untapped source of better grades G. Reid Lyon wrote in his book, Attention, Memory, and Executive Function, “Attention, memory, and executive function play a central role in thinking, problem solving, and other complex symbolic activities involved in oral language, reading, writing, mathematics, and social behavior.” That covers a lot of your kid’s waking life!…

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Cogmed Working Memory Training

Much more than a brain-building gizmo, Cogmed Working Memory Training is serious business—reducing inattention and hyperactivity and improving memory in children with ADHD. One oft-heard complaint about complementary therapies to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD) is that there are no controlled studies to support their claims. Not so with working-memory training, which was…

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What’s a Parent to do for Executive Functioning Issues?

Does your child struggle staying focused or remembering tasks? Total Learning Centers is hosting an event that will provide parents with information regarding what may be at the root of your child’s ongoing battle with attention, memory and executive functioning. Dr. Carol Utay, Executive Director, and Felicia Thorne, Center Coordinator, will provide parents with a…

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