Children’s Neuropsych Blog

Beyond the Three “Rs”: Why Executive Functions Help Kids Succeed

I recently attended a presentation at my children’s school and was interested to learn that they planned to incorporate executive functioning skills instruction into the curriculum beginning in the early grades. The idea behind this is to provide instruction in effective “learning to learn” strategies early so that they are habits by the time they’re […]

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The IEP Eligibility Evaluation

My last blog focused on defining and providing more information about an Individualized Education Program (IEP). The purpose of the next few blogs will be to provide a little more information about determining eligibility for an IEP. This blog will take a closer look at the evaluation process that the school district undergoes prior to […]

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Embracing Our Children’s Strengths and Weaknesses

When all of its complexity is stripped away, facilitating success and confidence is at the core of a good child neuropsychological evaluation. I say this because the evaluation process is meant to embrace and celebrate your child’s strengths, taking care to identify tools and settings that will build upon them. Now I’m sure you’ve seen […]

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Depression, Anxiety, and Sense of Self Issues

Depression, anxiety and sense of self issues consume millions of humans around the world. Individuals since the beginning of time have been recording ideas relating to survival, philosophy, science, medicine, sociology, psychology, and theology. The strides in encouraging clients to remain engaged, hopeful, active and alive when the depression and anxiety take hold of their […]

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The Downside of Cramming

What’s the best way to approach learning? How can we teach our kids more effective study strategies? I imagine that we can all recall times when we have “crammed” for a final exam. For some, that strategy may be effective in the short term – perhaps yielding a good grade on that particular test. However, […]

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Father’s Hold On And Throw Another Log On The Fire

Recently I was asked how and what fathers actually do. I decided to write about it and share with you that I’ve spent the last 15 years exploring, working on myself, and pushing myself to understand more. A father brings life to a child. A mother carries the child and grows the child while the […]

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What Is Vs What If And How It Impacts Parenting

I have worked professionally since the mid ninety’s and have worked with thousands of adolescents, young adults, parents, and grand parents who experience anxiety and in turn seem to become confused and overwhelmed with how to deal with all that follows. I’ve often thought the work anxiety was misinterpreted from our early clinical theorists. Anxiety […]

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Laughter And The Importance Of Humor In The Treatment Process

The treatment process tends to be complex. Often times one provider may give suggestions for you and details regarding your care based on their best practices and experiences. Perhaps you’ve met with a Therapist, Clinician, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, School Counselor or Doctor. Perhaps you’ve had meetings or recommendations from […]

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