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Parents need help understanding psychoeducational evaluations

Psychoeducational Evaluation: 3 Tips for Parents

By ADD/ADHD, Learning

When a child struggles in school, teachers and pediatricians may recommend a psychoeducational evaluation.  This testing process measures a child’s academic achievement levels, cognitive skills and information processing abilities.  It can also uncover behavioral and emotional issues and learning disabilities.  The testing aims to find the source of the child’s…

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Improving social skills in kids is a modern concern.

Improving Social Skills for Kids

By Family Dynamics, Social & Behavioral

Social skills are an issue for most kids these days, not just those diagnosed with social anxiety, autism, learning disabilities or ADHD.  As you may have guessed, some aspects of our modern lives—electronic devices, the frenetic pace of life and changes in socialization—greatly contribute to the social skills deficits we…

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overcoming learning disabilities

Overcoming Learning Disabilities for Success

By Learning

Learning disabilities should not define your child.  Many children who have learning disabilities  are actually gifted in other ways.  The story goes that Einstein didn’t speak until he was four years old.  Thomas Edison was bad at math.  These famous (and successful) icons probably just had different learning styles.  Through…

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