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Does my child have an Executive Functioning Disorder?

The new school year has begun but it doesn't look familiar for many families.  Schedules may include half days, alternating days, or full-time remote with zoom classes.  These changes are not just limited to students in grades K-12.   Many college students remain home, taking either "synchronous" or "asynchronous" courses.   These changes have increased the challenges for students with "Executive Functioning"...[ read more ]

What is “Information Overload” and what can I do about it?

Have you ever felt like your brain is going to combust?  Like if you have to listen to one more piece of information or read one more text, your head is going to explode?  This experience is becoming increasingly familiar to people and it can cause discomfort, distress and negatively impact your brain's ability to process information and make good...[ read more ]

Checking In…

As the month of July is coming to a close, it means our summer is more than half over.  This has been a summer like no other.  Travel bans and social distancing restrictions have altered the plans for most of us and we still seem to have more questions than answers regarding COVID 19; especially when we try to figure...[ read more ]

Tips on the challenges related to your children suddenly “going to school” in your kitchen

Boom!!  Just like that many of us have become in-home teachers.  For those of us parents who lived through 9/11, we know how quickly and unexpectedly life can change.  We were unsure about the future then and how long it would take for life to return to “normal.”  Now, almost nineteen years later we are faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. ...[ read more ]

Brain Injury Awareness

Brain Injury survivors are TOUGH!!  So are the people who support them.  March is Brain Injury Awareness month and it's at this time that I frequently look back on my career as a Speech Pathologist in this field for over 30 years.  I started as a rehabilitation aid on the Brain Trauma Unit (BTU) while I was earning my bachelor's...[ read more ]

Not Just a Phase: Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

In the fast-paced world we live in today, it’s easy for anyone to become forgetful or get distracted. But for adults with ADHD, their difficulty maintaining attention negatively impacts their life in numerous ways. Problems begin to surface at work, in relationships, and at home. If you’re concerned you may have ADHD, here are some signs to look out for....[ read more ]

How Meditation Can Help Your Child’s ADHD

Attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common developmental disorders experienced in children. Unfortunately, there currently are limited options when it comes to safe and effective drug treatment. And even with suitable pharmacological interventions, many parents don’t like the idea of putting their young child on medications that may come with nasty side effects.There are, thankfully, other more natural treatment...[ read more ]

Tips on the challenges related to your children suddenly “going to school” in your kitchen

  Boom!!  Just like that many of us have become in-home teachers.  For those of us parents who lived through 9/11, we know how quickly and unexpectedly life can change.  We were unsure about the future then and how long it would take for life to return to “normal.”  Now, almost nineteen years later we are faced with the COVID-19...[ read more ]



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