Neuroplasticity in education

Neuroplasticity, in my opinion is one of the most exciting concepts discovered  by brain scientists in recent years. What it means, in essence, is that our brains can change – significantly – without operations or medication. Now, don’t get me wrong: I’m not saying that there is not a place for neurological medications or operational […]

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Kids learning: the interplay between memory and concentration

Does your child often forget things?  Does he forget to bring his shoes or jersey back from school; forget to follow the instructions you give him or get halfway through a sentence and then forgets what he had wanted to say?  It might surprised you to learn that his memory might be well developed and […]

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10 Golden rules for parents of children with a learning difficulty

Having a child with a learning difficulty may be leave parents feeling frustrated, overwhelmed and uncertain about what to do or where to go looking for help.  Implementing these golden rules below should help you, and your child, navigate through the difficult times: Take one day at a time. Remember that you do  not have […]

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7 Myths about ADHD/ADD

ADHD/ADD are undoubtedly controversial diagnoses.  They may present with sets of confusing symptoms that may leave parents at a loss  in trying to understand their child’s learning difficulty.  Below we dispel some of the most commonly held myths about ADHD/ADD: Myth 1: Hyperactive children are overstimulated Hard as it may be to believe children with […]

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Helping your child with sensory processing disorder

If you suspect that your child might be suffering from Sensory Processing Disorder, it would be beneficial to have him assessed by an Educational Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Peadiatrician. The sooner Sensory Processing Disorder is diagnosed, the sooner therapy can start and the better the chances of improvement. Treatment for Sensory Processing Disorder is mainly […]

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