10 Cognitive Skills Your Child Must Strengthen for Sucessful Math Skills

  Brain Training Brain training involves strengthening your child's ability within visual, auditory, processing, memory, logic & reasoning and more.  Through the process of strengthening these skills, your child releases chemicals in the brain which are like miracle grow for … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Use “Errorless Learning” with Children Who Have Memory Weaknesses

    Recently, we discussed retrieval in general and 3 strategies to use to help your child retrieve information from their weak memory.  We talked about using Cued Retrieval which "cues" the memory up for retrieval, Recognition Memory which basically … Continue reading

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My Family Contract

Setting boundaries and expectations with your child is no longer a challenge.  Why?  I created this quick and easy to use family contract.  After reading several different books and research about working with children and how to shape their behavior, … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Improving Your Child’s Reading Fluency

What is Reading Fluency? Reading fluency is when you hear someone reading smoothly and with expression.  The reader is reading at conversation speed, easily able to recognize words, gains some knowledge of what is being read and sounds natural.   Why … Continue reading

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Improve Cognition & Reading Using Skate Kids or Ramps to Reading

Cognition & Reading/Comprehension Programs for Home S3_SkateKids and Ramps to Reading Overview 6-7-13 – Dowloand Brochure!   Does your child/teen love to play video games but won't pick up a book to read it?  Does your child/teen read for you but … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Checklists

Hi. I know most families are returning back-to-school this week in NJ.  Many families across the country have already returned to school.  I wish you and your family great success in your journey back to school routines. We have our … Continue reading

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Memory Exercises

In order to improve the memory, we must also work with the entire cognitive picture. If your child has deficits related to ADD and you only do memory exercises without working with the other cognitive functions, you’re not going to … Continue reading

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Memory and Learning

Memory plays a huge part in learning and is a major component in cognitive functioning. Although long-term memory is important, short-term memory is often talked about when referring to a child’s ability to function in the classroom. That’s why a … Continue reading

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Long-Term Memory

Most of us know the two main categories of memory: long-term and short-term. They’re both critical for learning and functioning in the world. If you have a child with ADD, you might already know that some memory functions can be … Continue reading

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Short-Term Memory

Most of us know the two main categories of memory; long-term and short-term. If your child with ADD is having trouble in school, their teacher may have used the term ‘working memory’ instead of short-term memory, as the two terms … Continue reading

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